The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

March 2007

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Species:  Puya berteroniana

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Region of Origin:  Chile

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Green flowers; See squirrel on Puya in picture on right--they like to eat the flowers

 

Species:  Cassia wislenzii

Family: Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Yellow fragrant flowers

Species:  Lampranthus aurantiacus

Family:  Aizoaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Bright gold flowers

Species:  Cephalophyllum 'Red Spike'

Family:  Aizoaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes: Bright magenta flowers

 

Species:  Magnolia 'Vulcan'

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Lily Ponds

 

Species:  Macadamia integrifolia

Common name:  Macadamia Nut Tree

Family:  Proteaceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Lots of flowers

Species:  Aechmea distichantha var. schlumbergeri

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Species:  Aechmea maculata

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Pink bracts

Species:  Aechmea victoriana var.discolor

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Red/white

Species:  Pentas lanceolata /Alternanthera tenella

Common name:  Star Clusters /

Family:  Rubiaceae / Amaranthaceae

Region of Origin:  Tropical Africa /

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: / Colorful foliage

 

Species:  Dombeya cacuminum

Common name:  Strawberry Snowball Tree

Family:  Sterculiaceae

Region of Origin:  Madagascar

Location in Garden: Jungle Garden

Notes: Pendant clusters of red flowers

 

Species:  Bauhinia x blakeana

Common name:  Hong Kong Orchid Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Purple flowers resemble orchids; Can be seen from sundial area of Rose Garden; located at top of Subtropical Slope

Species:  Osteospermum fruticosum

Common name:  Trailing African Daisy

Family:  Asteraceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Species:  Hippeastrum papilio

Common name:  Butterfly Amaryllis

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Location in Garden: Subtropical Slope

 

Species:  Neomirandea

Family:  Asteraceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico to Ecuador

Location in Garden: Subtropical Slope

 

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