The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

May 2007

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Species:  Vitis vinifera 'Purpurea'

Common name:  Grape

Family:  Vitaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes: Named by Linnaeus

Species:  Alcea rosea

Common name:  Hollyhock

Family:  Malvaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed

Species:  Borago officinalis

Common name:  Borage

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed

Notes: Blue flowers

Species:  Stachys officinalis

Common name:  Betony

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed

Notes: Pink flowers

Species:  Symphytum officinale

Common name:  Comfrey

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed

Species:  Rehmannia elata

Common name:  Chinese Foxglove

Family:  Gesneriaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed

Species:  Consolida ajacis

Common name:  Larkspur

Family:  Ranunculaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed

Species:  Salvia officinalis

Common name:  Sage

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed

 

Species:  Lamium maculatum 'Aureum'

Common name:  Spotted Nettle

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Café Patio

Notes: Yellow-green foliage, purple flowers

 

Species:  Punica granatum 'Tayosho'

Common name:  Pomegranate

Family:  Punicaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Apricot double flower, no edible fruit

 

Species:  Punica granatum

Common name:  Pomegranate

Family:  Punicaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Red-orange flowers, large fruit; Named by Linnaeus

Species:  Aquilegia hybrid

Common name:  Columbine

Family:  Ranunculaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Many colors

Species:  Malus floribunda

Common name:  Flowering Crabapple

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Species:  Hesperis matronalis

Common name:  Dame's Rocket

Family:  Brassicaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Lavender flowers

Species:  Cerinthe major 'Purpurascens'

Common name:  Honeywort

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Blue purple flowers

 

Species:  Daucus carota

Common name:  Queen Anne's Lace

Family:  Apiaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: White flowers

Species:  Oxypetalum (Tweedia) caeruleum

Family:  Asclepiadaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Light blue flowers

Species:  Silene

Family:  Caryophyllaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Rose-pink flowers

 

Species:  Rosa 'William Shakespeare 2000'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Red-purple flowers

 

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