The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

February 2008

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Species:  Borago officinalis

Common name:  Borage

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden: Herb Garden

Notes:  Blue flowers; Salad Bed

Species:  Beta vulgaris

Common name:  Swiss Chard

Family:  Chenopodiaceae

Location in Garden: Herb Garden

Notes:  Salad Bed  


Species:  Lactuca 'Freckles'

Common name:  Lettuce

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden: Herb Garden

Notes:  Salad Bed   

Species:  Lactuca 'Tango Leaf'

Common name:  Lettuce

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden: Herb Garden


Species:  Lactuca 'Redina Red'

Common name:  Lettuce

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden: Herb Garden

Species:  Allium cepa

Common name:  Shallot

Family:  Liliaceae

Location in Garden: Herb Garden

Notes:   Culinary Bed  


Species:  Brassica oleracea

Common name:  Ornamental Kale

Family:  Brassicaceae

Location in Garden: Herb Garden

Notes:  Wellhead   

Species:  Viola x wittrockiana

Common name:  Pansy

Family:  Violaceae

Location in Garden: Herb Garden

Notes:  Tussie-Mussie Bed; "Thoughts of You"   


Species:  Citrus aurantium 'Chinotto'

Common name:  Sour Orange

Family:  Rutaceae

Location in Garden: Herb Garden

Notes:  Confection Bed   

Species:  Aloe vera

Family:  Aloeaceae

Location in Garden: Herb Garden

Notes:  Medicinal Bed   


Species:  Bellis perennis

Common name:  English Daisy, Bruisewort

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden: Herb Garden

Species:  Brachyscome 'Toucan Tango'

Family:  Asteraceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden: Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Light blue flowers   


Species:  Erica x darleyensis 'Silberschmelze'

Family:  Ericaceae

Location in Garden: Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Small white flowers   


Species:  Convolvulus tricolor

Common name:  Dwarf Morning Glory

Family:  Convolvulaceae

Location in Garden: Shakespeare Garden

Succulent planting on side of stone bridge

Location in Garden: Shakespeare Garden

Species:  Iris 'Hi'

Family:  Iridaceae

Location in Garden: Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  White repeat bloomer   


Species:  Bidens humilis 'Pirates Treasure'

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden: Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Low-growing with small yellow flowers   

 

Species:  Salvia tequiliana

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden: Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Tall plant with red flowers   

Species:  Duranta erecta

Common name:  Sky Flower, Golden Dewdrop

Family:  Verbenaceae

Location in Garden: Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Yellow-green foliage; Bed planted with bright yellow and orange violas and snapdragons   


Species:  Erica canaliculata

Common name:  Heath

Family:  Ericaceae

Region of Origin:  Rosy-pink flowers

Location in Garden: Shakespeare Garden

 

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