The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

February 2008

 

Each month, Garden Docent Judi Danner takes photographs of what's blooming all around the garden. Judi generously shares her photos and her extensive knowledge  at the Garden Docents and Volunteers monthly meeting and now shares them here with all of you. Thank you, Judi!

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Species:  Arbutus canariensis

Family:  Ericaceae

Region of Origin:  Canary Islands

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park C-DIII

 

Species:  Melia azederach

Common name:  Chinaberry, Bead Tree

Family:  Meliaceae

Region of Origin:  N. India, China

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park F-GIII

Notes:   Yellow fruit

 

Species:  Cortaderia selloana

Common name:  Pampas Grass

Family:  Poaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:   Sterile cultivar; White "plumes"

 

Species:  Cassia artemisioides

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Eastern and Central Australia

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:   Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Pyrus kawakami

Common name:  Evergreen Pear

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park A-BII

Notes:   White flowers

 

Species:  Michelia doltsopa 'Silver Cloud'

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, East Perimeter

Species:  Lavandula

Common name:  Lavender

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:  Blue flowers


Species:  Primula x polyantha

Common name:  English Primrose

Family:  Primulaceae

Location in Garden:  Entrance

 

Species:  Pyrostegia venusta

Common name:  Flame Vine

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Region of Origin:  South America

Location in Garden:  Entrance

Notes:   Orange flower vine on pavilion south-facing walls

Species:  Justicia rizzinii

Common name:  Candy Corn Plant

Family:  Acanthaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes:  Yellow/red flowers


Species:  Trachycarpus martianus

Common name:  Windmill Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  Himalayas

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

 

Species:  Phoenix loureirii

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  India, Southeast Asia

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Species:  Phoenix dactylifera 'Zahidi'

Common name:  Date Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden


Species:  Brahea edulis x B.brandegeei

Family:  Arecaceae

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

 

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