The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

September 2006

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Species:  Pentas lanceolata

Common name:  Star-Cluster

Family:  Rubiaceae

Region of Origin:  Yemen to East Africa

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Rose-red flowers

 

Species:  Pontederia cordata

Common name:  Pickerel Weed

Family:  Pontederiaceae

Region of Origin:  Eastern North America to Caribbean

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Blue flowers on tall stems in the pond


Species:  Musa

Common name:  Banana

Family:  Musaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:


Species:  Aechmea fasciata

Family:  Bromeliaceae

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Silvery gray-green leaves with a center of pink bracts and blue flowers


Species:  Heliconia schneeana

Family:  Heliconiaceae

Region of Origin:  Venezuela

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes:Red and yellow flowers with dark blue berries


Species:  Hedychium gardnerianum

Common name:  Kahili Ginger

Family:  Zingiberaceae

Region of Origin:  India, Himalayas

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers with red stamens

 

Species:  Archontophoenix cumminghamiana

Common name:  King Palm, Piccabean Palm

Family:  Arecaceae

Region of Origin:  Australia

Location in Garden:  Jungle Garden

Notes: Red fruit

   

Species:  Peltophorum dubium

Common name:  Yellow Flame Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  South America

Location in Garden: Subtropical Slope

Notes: Yellow flowers. Also visible from the Rose Garden


Species:  Plectranthus grandidentatus

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden: Subtropical Slope

Notes: White-edged leaves

 

Species:  Ruellia coccinea

Family:  Acanthaceae

Region of Origin:  West Indies

Location in Garden: Subtropical Slope

Notes: Red flowers

 

Species:  Carissa macrocarpa

Common name:  Natal Plum

Family:  Apocynaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden: Subtropical Slope

Notes: Fragrant white flowers, red fruit

 

Species:  Tibouchina glanulosa

Family:  Melastomataceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil

Location in Garden: Subtropical Slope

Notes: Purple flowers

   

Species:  Gossypium barbadense

Common name:  Tree Cotton

Family:  Malvaceae

Location in Garden: Subtropical Slope

Notes: Yellow flowers

 

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