The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

May 2007

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Species:  Rhododendron (azalea) 'Nuccio's Wild Cherry'

Family:  Ericaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, slope by small waterfall

Species:  Saxifraga stellaris

Family:  Saxifragaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: White delicate flowers

 

Species:  Paulownia kawakamii

Common name:  Sapphire Dragon Tree

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, north of the rock waterfall

Notes: Lavender flower clusters, large leaves

 

Species:  Arundinaria viridistriata

Family:  Poaceae

Region of Origin:  China

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Low-growing bamboo with green-striped yellow leaves

Species:  Rosa 'Playgirl'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Floribunda 1986

Species:  Rosa 'Gold Medal'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Grandiflora 1982

Species:  Rosa 'Pink Favorite'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Hybrid Tea 1956

Species:  Rosa 'Angelique'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Hybrid Tea 1982

Species:  Rosa 'Betty Boop'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Floribunda 1999

Species:  Rosa 'Lavaglow'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Floribunda 1979

Species:  Geranium sanguineum

Family:  Geriniaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Lavender flowers

Species:  Prunella vulgaris

Common name:  Self-Heal

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Purple flowers

 

Species:  Rosa 'Sally Holmes'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Hybrd Musk 1976

Species:  Iris pallida

Family:  Iridaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Perfumes & Cosmetics Bed

Notes: Named by Linnaeus

Species:  Foeniculum vulgare

Common name:  Fennel

Family:  Apiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Wellhead Bed

 

Species:  Dipsacus sativus

Common name:  Fuller's Teasel

Family:  Dipsacaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Fiber & Dye Bed

Species:  Isatis tinctoria

Common name:  Woad

Family:  Brassicaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Fiber & Dye Bed

Species:  Cynara cardunculus

Common name:  Cardoon

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes: Lavender blue flowers

Species:  Limonium sinuatum

Common name:  Statice

Family:  Plumbaginaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Potpourri Bed

Species:  Valeria officinalis

Common name:  Common Valerian

Family:  Valerianaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Tea Bed

 

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