The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

May 2007

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Species:  Punica granatum 'Nana'

Common name:  Dwarf Pomegranate

Family:  Punicaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park F-GI

Notes: Red flowers; Has small fruit

 

Species:  Liriodendron chinense

Common name:  Tulip Tree

Family:  Magnoliacaeae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes: Greenish yellow flowers

 

Species:  Bougainvillea 'San Diego Red'

Family:  Nyctaginaceae

Location in Garden:  Library

Notes: Papery red bracts surround flower parts

 

Species:  Erythrina x bidwillii

Common name:  Coral Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Library - East Door

 

Species:  Erythrina coralloides

Common name:  Coral Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Library - West Door

Species:  Trachycarpus martianus

Common name:  Windmill Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  India, Burma

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes: Able to withstand a lot of breeze and wind

Species:  Livistona australis

Common name:  Cabbage Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  Eastern Australia

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes: Long, drooping leaves

 

Species:  Phoenix theophrasti

Common name:  Cretan Date Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  Crete, Greece, Southwest Turkey

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes: Spiky stems

 

Species:  Phoenix loureirii

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  India, Southeast Asia

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes: Green fruit will turn black

Species:  Rebutia marvaecense

Family:  Cactaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Pink flowers

Species:  Rebutia fiebrigii var. densispina

Family:  Cactaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Orange flowers

Species:  Mammillaria albicoma series proliferae

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Species:  Mammillaria longimamma subgenus dolicothele

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Yellow flowers

Species:  Ferocactus schwarzii

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Yellow flowers

Species:  Stapelia hirsuta

Common name:  Starfish Flower, Carrion Flower

Family:  Asclepiadaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Maroon flower

 

Species:  Uncarina grandidieri

Family:  Pedaliaceae

Region of Origin:  Madagascar

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Yellow flowers with a dark eye

 

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