The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

March 2006

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Species:  Citriobatus pauciflorus

Common name:  Orange Thorn

Family:  Pittosporaceae

Region of Origin:  Queensland, New South Wales

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: Small orange fruit

 

Species:  Spiraea cantoniensis

Common name:  Reeves Spiraea

Family:  Rosaceae

Region of Origin:  China, Japan

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, Asian Slope

Notes: White flowers

 

Species:  Chaenomeles japonica

Common name:  Flowering Quince

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, Asian Slope

Notes: Red

 

Species:  Prunus serrulata 'Pink Cloud'

Common name:  Flowering Cherry

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes:

 

Species:  Cycas revoluta

Family:  Cycadaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Female cone

 

Species:  Wisteria venusta 'Violacea'

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  China

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:

Species:  Narcissus tazetta 'Avalanche'

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Perfumes and Cosmetics Bed

Notes:

Species:  Freesia

Family:  Iridaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Perfumes and Cosmetics Bed

Notes: Very fragrant

 

Species:  Heliotropium arborescens 'Album'

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes: White flowers

Species:  Heliotropium arborescens

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes: Purple flowers

Species:  Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'

Common name:  Eastern Redbud

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, West Perimeter

Notes:

 

Species:  Rhaphiolepis umbellatum

Common name:  White India Hawthorne

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Fiber and Dye Bed

Notes:

Species:  Limonium sinuatum

Common name:  Statice

Family:  Plumbaginaceae

Region of Origin:  Mediterranean

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Potpourri Bed

Notes:

Species:  Dianthus barbatus (rear)/ Lobularia maritima (front)

Common name:  Sweet William / Sweet Alyssum

Family:  Caryophyllaceae / Brassicaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Tussie-Mussie Bed

Notes: "Gallantry" / "Worth Beyond Beauty"

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