The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

October 2006

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Species:  Leucophyllum laevigatum

Common name:  Chihuahuan Sage

Family:  Scrophulariaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, F-GII

Notes: Lavender flowers

 

Species:  Bauhinia galpinii

Family:  Fabaceae

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, G-I

Notes: Shrub with red flowers, double-lobed leaves

 

Species:  Lagerstroemia indica 'Glendale White'

Common name:  Crape Myrtle

Family:  Lythraceae

Region of Origin:  China

Location in Garden:  Arboretum Car Park, west perimeter guard station

Notes: 


Species:  Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Ross Estey'

Family:  Malvaceae

Location in Garden:  Entrance

Notes: Large flowers


Species:  Stenocarpus sinuatus

Common name:  Firewheel Tree

Family:  Proteaceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden:  Entrance, Footnote Patio

Notes: Red-orange wheel-like flowers

 

Species:  Arbutus unedo

Common name:  Strawberry Tree

Family:  Ericaceae

Region of Origin:  Mediterranean

Location in Garden:  Entrance

Notes: 

 

Species:  Justicia brandegeana

Common name:  Shrimp Plant

Family:  Acanthaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes: 

 

Species:  Encephalartos altensteinii

Common name:  Prickly Cycad

Family:  Zamiaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes:  Male cones

 

Species:  Trachycarpus wagnerianus

Family:  Arecaceae

Location in Garden:  Palm Garden

Notes: Fibers attached to trunk


Species:  Ariocarpus fissuratus var. lloydii

Family:  Cactaceae

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Pink flowers


Species:  Mammillaria poselgeri

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Grow on hillsides and grow down


Species:  Parodia mairanana

Family:  Cactaceae

Region of Origin:  Bolivia

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory

Notes: Orange flowers


Species:  Senecio pendulus

Common name:  Inchworm Plant

Family:  Asteraceae

Region of Origin:  Arabia to NE Africa

Location in Garden:  Desert Conservatory, near Welwitschia

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