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What's In Bloom

January 2007

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Species:  Heliotropium arborescens

Common name:  Heliotrope

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Species:  Narcissus 'Erlicheer'

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

 

Species:  Pericallis webbii

Common name:  Cineraria

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

 

Species:  Allium sphaerocephalum

Common name:  Drumsticks

Family:  Liliaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Pink tips

Species:  Erica x darleyensis 'Silberschmelze'

Family:  Ericaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: White flowers

Species:  Viburnum opulus

Family:  Caprifoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: White flowers

 

Species:  Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens'

Common name:  Honeywort

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Very rich in nectar and attracts the honey bees. This is a Mediterranean annual that self seeds. Its bracts and upper leaves are purplish blue and it looks as if it has been dipped in blue dye.

 

Species:  Amaranthus hypochondriacus

Common name:  Prince's Feather

Family:  Amaranthaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Dark red leaves, many-branched clusters of dark red flowers

Species:  Salvia gesneriiflora

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Red flowers

Species:  Erica canaliculata

Common name:  Heath

Family:  Ericaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Rosy-pink flowers

Species:  Chasmanthe floribunda

Family:  Iridaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Red-orange flowers

Species:  Bergenia crassifolia

Family:  Saxifragaceae

Location in Garden:  Scott Gallery Hedge Room

Notes: Lilac flowers

 

Species:  Camellia japonica 'Fashionata'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  North Vista West

Notes: Apricot pink, large semidouble

 

Species:  Camellia japonica 'Marchioness of Salisbury'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  North Vista West

Notes: Dark red marked white, small, full peony form

 

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