The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

September 2006

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Species:  Dyschoriste thunbergiiflora

Common name:  Mushugushugu

Family:  Acanthaceae

Region of Origin:  Tropical East Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Mauve flowers

 

Species:  Hamelia patens

Common name:  Firebush

Family:  Rubiaceae

Region of Origin:  Florida, West Indies, South America

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:

 

Species:  Cassia excelsa

Common name:  Golden Shower Tree, Crown of Gold Tree

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Argentina

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Yellow flowers


Species:  Hibiscus 'Golden Bowl'

Family:  Malvaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Light yellow flowers with dark red centers


Species:  x Amarygia

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Cross between Amaryllis and Brunsvigia; pink flowers

 

Species:  Justicia 'Fruit Salad'

Family:  Acanthaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:

 

Species:  Galphimia glauca

Family:  Malpighiaceae

Region of Origin:  Mexico, Guatemala

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Yellow flowers


Species:  Haemanthus coccineus

Common name:  Cape Tulip

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Fall blooms


Species:  Scadoxus puniceus magnificus

Common name:  Royal Paint Brush

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Spring blooms

 

Species:  Cordia boissieri

Common name:  Anacahuta, Mexican Olive, Texas Olive

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: White flowers, inedible fruit resembles an olive

 

Species:  Calodendrum capense

Common name:  Cape Chestnut

Family:  Rutaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Pink flower clusters; fruit resembles a chestnut

 

Species:  Kigelia africana

Common name:  Sausage Tree

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Region of Origin:  Tropical Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Dark maroon flowers on pendant stems


Species:  Eucomis comosa

Common name:  Pineapple Flower

Family:  Liliaceae

Region of Origin:  Tropical South Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Greenish white flowers


Species:  Zephyranthes candida

Common name:  Zephyr Flower, Fairy Lily

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Region of Origin:  Argentina, Uruguay

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: White flowers

 

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