The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

December 2007

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Species:  Campanula persicifolia

Family:  Campanulaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Tussie-Mussie Bed

Notes:  Means "Gratitude"  


Species:  Beta vulgaris

Common name:  Swiss Chard

Family:  Chenopodiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Salad Bed

Species:  Ocimum basilicum

Common name:  Sweet Basil

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes:   Variegated cultivar


Species:  Asclepias tuberosa

Common name:  Butterfly Weed

Family:  Asclepiadaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed

Species:  Primula x polyantha

Common name:  English Primrose

Family:  Primulaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden


Species:  Brachycome 'Toucan Tango'

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Light blue flowers

Species:  Punica granatum 'Nana'

Common name:  Dwarf Pomegranate

Family:  Punicaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden


Species:  Ageratum houstonianum /Daucus carota

Common name:  Floss Flower / Queen Anne's Lace

Family:  Asteraceae / Apiaceae

Region of Origin:  Central America, West Indies /

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Blue flowers / White flowers

Species:  Lobelia

Family:  Campanulaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Lavender flowers


Species:  Alternanthera tenella 'Bettzickiana'

Common name:  Jacob's Coat, Calico Plant

Family:  Amaranthaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Colorful leaves

Species:  Salvia leucanthe 'Purple Velvet'

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Huntington Introduction; purple calyx and purple flower


Species:  Duranta erecta

Common name:  Pigeon Berry, Golden Dewdrop

Family:  Verbenaceae

Region of Origin:  Southern Florida, West Indies, Mexico to Brazil

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Bright yellow-green foliage, yellow-gold berries

 

Species:  Eriobotrya japonica

Common name:  Loquat

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

 

Species:  Ilex aquifolium

Common name:  English Holly

Family:  Aquifoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Red berries

 

Species:  Mahonia lomariifolia

Family:  Berberidaceae

Region of Origin:  China

Location in Garden: North Vista, West

Notes:   Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Camellia hiemalis 'Interlude'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden: North Vista, West Side

Notes:   Light pink rose form double

Species:  Camellia japonica 'Daikagura'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden: North Vista, East


Species:  Camellia japonica 'Daikagura Red'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden: North Vista, East

 

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