The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

March 2008

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Species:  Coreopsis gigantea

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden, California Bed

Notes:  Yellow bed   


Species:  Aloe petrophila

Family:  Aloeaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

 

Species:  Puya berteroniana

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Region of Origin:  Chile

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:   Green flowers 

Species:  Agave colorata

Family:  Agavaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:  Flower stalk   


Species:  Lampranthus aurantiacus

Family:  Aizoaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

Notes:  Bright gold flowers   

 

Species:  Kalanchoe marnieriana

Family:  Crassulaceae

Region of Origin:  Madagascar

Location in Garden:  Desert Garden

 

Species:  Magnolia 'Vulcan'

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Lily Ponds

Notes:  Purple/white flowers

 

Species:  Spiraea prunifolia

Common name:  Bridal Wreath Spirea

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Lily Ponds along lower road

Notes:  White flowers   

 

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:  Strelitzia reginae (yellow cultivar)

Common name:  Bird of Paradise

Family:  Strelitziaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden


Species:  Aechmea distichantha

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:  Quesnelia arvensis

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:  Red sepals  

Species:  Clivia miniata

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:  Orange flowers   


Species:  Encephalartos ferox

Common name:  Cycad

Family:  Zamiaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:  Orange cone   

 

Species:  Macadamia integrifolia

Common name:  Macademia Nut Tree

Family:  Proteaceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:  Lots of flowers   

 

Species:  Bauhina Blakeana

Common name:  Hong Kong Orchid Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  China

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:  Purple flowers resemble orchids.  Can be seen from sundial area of Rose Garden. Top of Subtropical Slope, near gardener's shed.   

 

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