The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

January 2007

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Species:  Grevillea rogersii

Family:  Proteaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: Coral-red flowers

 

Species:  Cassia nemophila var. nemophila

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers


Species:  Camellia sasanqua 'Himekoki'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, outside lion dogs

Notes: Pink, small, rose form. Dwarf form of sasanqua.

Species:  Camellia japonica - species

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Species flower, red single

 

Species:  Callicarpa rubella

Common name:  Beautyberry

Family:  Verbenaceae

Region of Origin:  Himalayas, China

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Purple berries

Species:  Camellia japonica 'Tinsie Two'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Miniature anemone form; deep rose red with pink stamens, petaloids

Species:  Camellia japonica 'San Dimas'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Single red

 

Species:  Prunus mume

Common name:  Ume, Japanese Flowering Apricot

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: First of our flowering fruit trees to bloom. Several cultivars are grown here, with flowers from white to pink to red. In Japan the fruit are harvested and are the source of a sweet liquer.

Species:  Ginkgo biloba

Common name:  Maidenhair Tree

Family:  Ginkgoaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Yellow leaves


Buddha statue

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

 

Species:  Daphne odora 'Rubra'

Family:  Thymeleaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Fragrance carries across canyon to road by stroll path

 

Species:  Camellia japonica ssp rusticana 'Itsukamachi'

Common name:  Snow Camellia

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, path to Chinese Garden

Notes: Red flowers

 

Species:  Camellia sasanqua 'Wave Crest'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, along slope opposite Chinese Garden

Notes: White flowers

 

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