The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

October 2006

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Species:  Cupressus cashmeriana

Common name:  Kashmir Cypress

Family:  Cupressaceae

Region of Origin:  India (Kashmir)

Location in Garden:  Lily Ponds

Notes: Soft gray-green foliage

 

Species:  Araucaria heterophylla 'Glauca'

Common name:  Norfolk Island Pine, Star Pine

Family:  Araucariaceae

Region of Origin:  Norfolk Island, near Australia

Location in Garden:  Lily Ponds

Notes:


Species:  Aechmea aquilegia

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Yellow/red flowers


Species:  Aechmea gamosepala

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Blue/pink flowers

 

Species:  Begonia 'Irene Nuss'

Common name:  Angelwing Begonia

Family:  Begoniaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Pink flowers


Species:  Aechmea fasciata

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Pink bracts, blue flowers


Species:  Musa

Common name:  Banana

Family:  Musaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Fruit and flower


Species:  Phytolacca weberbaueri

Common name:  Yumbi

Family:  Phytolaccaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Male flowers look like caterpillars


Species:  Eucalyptus deglupta

Common name:  Mindinao Gum

Family:  Myrtaceae

Region of Origin:  New Guinea to Philippines

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Green shedding bark

 

Species:  Nidularium innocentii var. lineatum

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:


Species:  Neoregelia spectabilis

Common name:  Painted Fingernail Plant

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Bracts are red at the tip


Species:  Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

Common name:  King Palm, Piccabeen Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Red fruit

 

Species:  Ruellia coccinea

Family:  Acanthaceae

Region of Origin:  West Indies

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Red flowers

 

Species:  Duranta repens 'Sapphire Showers'

Family:  Verbenaceae

Region of Origin:  Tropical America

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: 

 

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