The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

May 2008

 

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:  Clytostoma callistegioides

Common name:  Violet Trumpet Vine

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil, Argentina

Location in Garden:  Allen Entrance

Notes:  Violet flowers   

 

Species:  Rosa 'Climbing Margot Koster'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park


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:  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   

 

Species:  Feijoa sellowiana

Common name:  Pineapple Guava

Family:  Myrtaceae

Region of Origin:  South America

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park GIII and across from Allen Guard station

Notes:  Flowers with red stamens, fleshy white petals  

 

Species:  Romneya coulteri

Common name:  Matilija Poppy

Family:  Papaveraceae

Region of Origin:  Southern California, Baja

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park D-EII

Notes:  Large flowers with crepe-papery white petals, gold stamens  

 

Species:  Punica granatum 'Nana'

Common name:  Dwarf Pomegranate

Family:  Punicaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park F-GI

Notes:  Red flowers   

 

Species:  Liriodendron chinense

Common name:  Tulip Tree

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:  Greenish yellow flowers

 

Species:  Bauhinia variegata

Common name:  Purple Orchid Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

 

Species:  Jacaranda mimosifolia

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes: Lavender/blue flowers   

 

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