The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

March 2008

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Species:  Wisteria venusta 'Violaceae'

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden, on arbor between Herb Garden and Rose Garden

Notes:  Earliest to bloom here   

Species:  Rosa 'Cl.Souvenir de Mme.Boullet'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:  Climbing Hybrid Tea on center arbor   


Species:  Gladiolus tristis

Family:  Iridaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:  Pale yellow flowers   

 

Species:  Salvia sclarea

Common name:  Clary Sage

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes:  Square stems  

Species:  Freesia

Family:  Iridaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes:  Perfume and Cosmetics Bed   


Species:  Iris x germanica

Common name:  Orris

Family:  Iridaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes:   White flowers  

Species:  Rosmarinus officinalis

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Potpourri Bed


Species:  Scabiosa caucasica 'Butterfly Blue'

Common name:  Perennial Pincushion Flower

Family:  Dipsacaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Tussie-Mussie Bed

Notes:  Means "Unfortunate Love" in the language of flowers   

Species:  Chrysanthemum parthenium

Common name:  Feverfew

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden


Species:  Nigella damascena

Common name:  Love-in-a-mist

Family:  Ranunculaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Salad Bed

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

 


Species:  Lactuca 'Black Seeded Simpson'

Common name:  Lettuce

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Salad Bed

Species:  Beta vulgaris

Common name:  Swiss Chard

Family:  Chenopodiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Salad Bed


Species:  Ferula assa-foetida

Common name:  Asafoetida

Family:  Apiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Culinary Bed

Species:  Bellis perennis

Common name:  English Daisy, Bruisewort

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden


Species:  Aloe vera

Family:  Aloeaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed

 

Species:  Senecio x hybridus

Common name:  Cineraria

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden Café

 

Species:  Malus floribunda

Common name:  Japanese Flowering Crabapple

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Red buds open to white flowers  

 

Species:  Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens'

Common name:  Honeywort

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

 

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