The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

March 2006

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Species:  Lampranthus aurantiacus

Family:  Aizoaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Bright gold flowers

Species:  Ruschia dichroa

Family:  Aizoaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Bright fuchsia

Species:  Aloe virens

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Coral red flowers

Species:  Agave attenuata 'Boutin Blue'

Family:  Agavaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:

 

Species:  Taxodium mucronatum

Common name:  Montezuma Cypress

Family:  Cupressaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Lily Ponds

Notes:

 

Species:  Macadamia integrifolia

Common name:  Macadamia Nut Tree

Family:  Proteaceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden:  Lily Ponds

Notes: Lots of flowers

Species:  Strelitzia reginar (yellow cultivar)

Common name:  Bird of Paradise

Family:  Strelitziaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:

Species:  Aechmea maculata

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Pink bracts

Species:  Aechmea cylindrata

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Pink flowers


Species:  Quesnelia arvensis

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:

 

Species:  Clivia miniata

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:

 

Species:  Ruellia coccinea

Family:  Acanthaceae

Region of Origin:  West Indies

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Red flowers

 

Species:  Calliandra haematocephala

Common name:  Pink Powder Puff

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Bolivia

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Red stamen flowers. Also white cultivar.

Species:  Tabebuia impetignosa

Common name:  Ipe

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:

Species:  Hippeastrum papilio

Common name:  Butterfly Amaryllis

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope, under the Tabebuia

Notes:

Species:  Sprekelia formosissima

Common name:  Jacobean Lily, Aztec Lily

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Red flower

Species:  Brugmansia 'Dr.Suess'

Family:  Solanaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Yellow flowers

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