The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

October 2006

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Species:  Persicaria microcephala 'Red Dragon'

Family:  Polygonaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: 

 

Species:  Muhlenbergia capillaris

Common name:  Pink Muhly Grass

Family:  Poaceae

Region of Origin:  Eastern U.S.

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Airy plumes of feathery pink flowers in Fall


Species:  Salvia splendens 'Sizzler'

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Mix of colors


Species:  Tradescantia virginiana

Common name:  Spiderwort

Family:  Commelinaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes: Blue flowers

 

Species:  Camellia sasanqua 'Bonanza'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  North Vista, west side by bench

Notes: Semi-peony form; rose-red

 

Species:  Camellia 'Jean May'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  North Vista, East, along road and walkway

Notes: Rose-form double; light pink


Species:  Ligularia tussilaginea 'aureo-maculata'

Common name:  Leopard Plant

Family:  Asteraceae

Region of Origin:  China, Japan

Location in Garden:  HUG Circle

Notes: Yellow flowers, spotted leaves


Species:  Dioon edule

Common name:  Cycad

Family:  Zamiaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico

Location in Garden:  HUG Circle

Notes:  Female cones


Species:  Quercus virginiana - 1994

Common name:  Southern Live Oak

Family:  Fagaceae

Location in Garden:  Library

Notes: Planted in October 1994 to replace Mesa Oak


Species:  Quercus virginiana - 2006

Common name:  Southern Live Oak

Family:  Fagaceae

Location in Garden:  Library

Notes: Planted in October 1994 to replace Mesa Oak

 

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