The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

November 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:  Chorisia speciosa

Common name:  Floss Silk Tree

Family:  Bombacaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, behind border fence on Orlando


Species:  Loropetalum chinense

Common name:  Razzleberri

Family:  Hamamelidaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, by Allen guard station

Notes:   Small rose flowers

 

Species:  Pittosporum rhombifolium

Common name:  Queensland Pittosporum

Family:  Pittosporaceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:   Showy clusters of orange fruits

 

Species:  Liquidambar styraciflua

Common name:  Sweet Gum, Red Gum

Family:  Hamamelidaceae

Region of Origin:  Eastern U.S.

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:   Fall foliage and "gumball" seedpods

 

Species:  Eupatorium greggii

Family:  Asteraceae

Region of Origin:  Arizona, Texas

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, B & D-III

Notes:   Fluffy white flowers

 

Species:  Crataegus phaenopyrum

Common name:  Washington Thorn

Family:  Rosaceae

Region of Origin:  Southeastern U.S.

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, north perimeter

Notes:  Red berries

 

Species:  Chorisia insignis

Common name:  Floss Silk Tree

Family:  Bombacaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, CIII

Notes:   White flowers

 

Species:  Koelreuteria henryi

Common name:  Chinese Rain Tree

Family:  Sapindaceae

Region of Origin:  Taiwan

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, F-III

Notes:   Small yellow flowers in October, salmon-colored papery seedpods in November

 

Species:  Cassia (Senna) nemophila

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park

Notes:   Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Tipuana tipu

Common name:  Tipu Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  South America

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, A-BII

Notes:   Yellow seed pods

 

Species:  Leonotis leonurus

Common name:  Lion's Tail/Ear

Family:  Lamiaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, by handicap parking section

Notes:   Orange flowers

Species:  Peltophorum

Common name:  Yellow Flame Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, B-CIII

Notes:   Yellow flowers



Species:  Ginkgo biloba

Common name:  Maidenhair Tree

Family:  Ginkgoaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, by reserved parking area

Notes:   Bright yellow fall foliage

 

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