The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

October 2007

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Species:  Kosteletzkya diplocrater

Common name:  Seashore Mallow

Family:  Malvaceae

Region of Origin:  Madagascar

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:   Yellow flowers with red center

 

Species:  Orthosiphon labiatus

Family:  Lamiaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:   Lavender flowers

Species:  Macrozamia communis

Common name:  Cycad

Family:  Zamiaceae

Region of Origin:  New South Wales

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes:  Cones


Species:  Callistemon 'Rosea'

Family:  Myrtaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes:  Rose-red stamen flowers

 

Species:  Callistemon viminalis 'Little John'

Common name:  Bottlebrush

Family:  Myrtaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes:  Dwarf form with red flowers

Species:  Gossypium sturtianum

Common name:  Stuart's Desert Rose

Family:  Malvaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden


Species:  Banksia leptophylla

Family:  Proteaceae

Region of Origin:  Southwestern Australia

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes:  Bright yellow-green foliage

 

Species:  Pandorea

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes:  Pink flower vine

 

Species:  Grevillea 'Robin Gordon'

Family:  Proteaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden, lower road

Notes:  Red flowers

 

Species:  Cydonia sinensis

Common name:  Quince

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, Asian Slope; also North Vista east side

Notes:  Green fruit

 

Species:  Osmanthus fragrans

Common name:  Sweet Olive

Family:  Oleaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes:  Very small fragrant cream flowers on tall tree at top of steps

Species:  Pinus densiflora

Common name:  Japanese Red Pine

Family:  Pinaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden


Species:  Camellia sasanqua 'Double Rainbow'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, along the road past the Hibiscus syriacus

Notes:  White with rose

Species:  Brachychiton discolor

Common name:  Queensland Lacebark

Family:  Sterculiaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes:  Many seed pods hanging down


Species:  Rosa 'Sexy Rexy'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:  Floribunda 1984; pink

 

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