The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

January 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:  Pittosporum rhombifolium

Common name:  Queensland Pittosporum

Family:  Pittosporaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, Allen entrance

Notes:  Orange berries

 

Species:  Chorisia insignis

Common name:  Floss Silk Tree

Family:  Bombacaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, CIII

 

Species:  Koelreuteria henryi

Common name:  Chinese Rain Tree

Family:  Sapindaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, EIII

 

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:  Geijera parviflora

Common name:  Australian Willow, Wilga

Family:  Rutaceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, FII

Notes:  Clusters of white flowers

 

Species:  Cassia nemophila var. platypoda

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, F-GII

Notes:  Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Pyrostegia venusta

Common name:  Flame Vine

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil, Paraguay

Location in Garden:  Entrance

Notes:  Orange flowers

 

Species:  Phoenix reclinata

Common name:  Senegal Date Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  Africa

Location in Garden:  Entrance

 

Species:  Erythrina x sykesii

Common name:  Coral Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden:  Entrance

Notes:  Hybrid; Red flowers

 

Species:  Jasminum nitidum

Common name:  Angel-wing Jasmine

Family:  Oleaceae

Region of Origin:  Admiralty Islands

Location in Garden:  Entrance, in front of Library

Notes:  Red buds, white fragrant flowers


Species:  Primula x polyantha

Common name:  English Primrose

Family:  Primulaceae

Location in Garden:  Entrance

Species:  Quercus robur

Common name:  English Oak

Family:  Fagaceae

Location in Garden:  Entrance

Notes:  Deciduous tree

 

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