The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

May 2007

 

Each month, Garden Docent Judi Danner takes photographs of what's blooming all around the garden. Judi generously shares her photos and her extensive knowledge  at the Garden Docents and Volunteers monthly meeting and now shares them here with all of you. Thank you, Judi!

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Species:  Clytosoma callistegioides

Common name:  Violet Trumpet Vine

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil, Argentina

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park Entrance

Notes: Violet flowers

 

Species:  Chorisia insignis

Common name:  Foss Silk Tree

Family:  Bombacaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes: Floss with seed inside

 

Species:  Rosa 'Climbing Margot Koster'

Family:  Rasaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes: Can see on the way out of the Allen Gate

Species:  Hymenolepis parviflora

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park BIII

Notes: Yellow flowers

   

Species:  Punica granatum

Common name:  Pomegranate

Family:  Punicaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park  A-BIII

Notes: Red and light orange double flowers

 

Species:  Euphorbia xantii

Family:  Euphorbiaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park BIII

Notes: When nights are cool, the flowers are more pink

 

Species:  Cistus incanus

Common name:  Rockrose

Family:  Cistaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park BIII

Notes: Purple/pink flowers

 

Species:  Grevillea robusta

Common name:  Silky Oak

Family:  Proteaceae

Region of Origin:  Queensland, New South Wales

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park North Perimeter

Notes: Gold stamen flowers; Not an oak, despite its common name

 

Species:  Melia azederach

Common name:  Chinaberry, Pride of India, Persian Lilac

Family:  Meliaceae

Region of Origin:  Northern India, China

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park D-EIII

Notes: Lilac Flowers

 

Species:  Cornus kousa 'Constellation'

Common name:  Kousa Dogwood

Family:  Cornaceae

Region of Origin:  Japan, Korea

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park Esatern perimeter

Notes: White flowers with pointy petals

 

Species:  Callistemon

Common name:  Bottlebrush

Family:  Myrtaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park D-EII

 

Species:  Viburnum macrocephalum

Common name:  Chinese Snowball

Family:  Caprifoliaceae

Region of Origin:  China

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park F-GII

 

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