The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

March 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:  Magnolia x soulangeana

Common name:  Saucer Magnolia, Chinese Magnolia

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, Allen Entrance

Notes:  Pink flowers   

Species:  Cassia artemisioides

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Eastern and Central Australia

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:  Yellow flowers   

Species:  Prunus persica 'Early Red'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park BII

Notes:  Dark pink flowers   

 

Species:  Prunus serrulata 'Pink Cloud

Common Name:  Flowering Cherry

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park  E-FIII

Species:  Prunus persica

Common name:  Flowering Peach

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:  White flowers   


Species:  Melia azederach

Common name:  Chinaberry, Bead Tree

Family:  Meliaceae

Region of Origin:  Northern India, China

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park  F-GIII

Notes:  Yellow berries   

 

Species:  Photinia x fraseri

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park F-GII

Notes:  Bronzy new red foliage   

 

Species:  Cercis chinensis 'Avondale'

Common name:  Chinese Redbud

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, Western Perimeter

Notes:  Vivid magenta flowers   

Species:  Cercis canadensis

Common name:  Eastern Redbud

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, Western Perimeter


Species:  Magnolia x soulangeana

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, Western Perimeter

Notes:  Pink/white flowers   

 

Species:  Michelia x foggii 'Jack Fogg'

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Library

Notes:  Small white flowers   

 

Species:  Loropetalum chinense 'Razzleberri'

Family:  Hamamelidaceae

Region of Origin:  China, Japan

Location in Garden:  Library

Notes:  Bright rose-pink flowers, purple foliage  

Species:  Livistona drudei

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  NE Queensland

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes:  Flowering   


Species:  Livistona chinensis

Common name:  Chinese Fan Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  Southern Japan, Ryukyu, Bonin Islands, South Taiwan

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes:  

Species:  Phoenix canariensis

Common name:  Canary Island Date Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes:  Female inflorescences pale orange with orange fruit   


Species:  Chamaerops humilis 'Goldstripe'

Family:  Arecaceae

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes:  Yellow-streaked leaves

Species:  Mammillaria lasiacantha series lasiacantha

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory


Species:  Mammillaria perezdelarosae

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

 

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