The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

October 2007

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Species:  Murraya koenigii

Common name:  Curry Leaf

Family:  Rutaceae

Region of Origin:  Asia

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes:  Small berries


Species:  Centranthus ruber

Common name:  Red Valerian

Family:  Valerianaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

 

Species:  Clytostoma callistegioides

Common name:  Violet Trumpet Vine

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden:  Tearoom

Notes:  Violet flowers on east side of building

Species:  Phlox paniculata

Common name:  Summer Phlox

Family:  Polemoniaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  White flowers


Species:  Ageratum houstonianum

Common name:  Floss Flower

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Blue flowers   

 

Species:  Punica granatum 'Nana'

Common name:  Dwarf Pomegranate

Family:  Punicaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

 

Species:  Actinodium cunninghamii

Common name:  Swamp Daisy

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Yellow flowers  

Species:  Anemone x hybrida

Common name:  Japanese Anemone

Family:  Ranunculaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Pink


Species:  Punica granatum

Common name:  Pomegranate

Family:  Punicaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Species:  Salvia leucanthe 'Purple Velvet' / Amaranthus caudatus

Family:  Lamiaceae / Amaranthaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Huntington Introduction; puple calyx and purple flowers /


Species:  Asclepias tuberosa

Common name:  Butterfly Weed

Family:  Asclepiadaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

 

Species:  Duranta erecta

Common name:  Pigeon Berry, Sky Flower

Family:  Verbenaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Bright yellow green foliage, light blue flowers

Species:  Pennisetum setaceum 'Rubrum'

Common name:  Ruby Grass

Family:  Poaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden


Species:  Muhlenbergia capillaris

Common name:  Pink Myhly Grass

Family:  Poaceae

Region of Origin:  Eastern U.S.

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Airy plumes of feathery pink flowers in fall

Species:  Aconitum lycoctonum

Common name:  Wolfsbane

Family:  Ranunculaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Purple


Species:  Aster tataricus

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  White flowers

 

Species:  Camellia sasanqua 'Bonanza'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  North Vista

 

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