The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

September 2006

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Species:  Rosa 'Orange Splash'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Floribunda; 1991


Species:  Rosa 'Shocking Blue'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Floribunda; 1974


Species:  Acer paxii

Common name:  Evergreen Maple

Family:  Aceraceae

Region of Origin:  China

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes: Samaras (winged seed pods)


Common name:  Mint

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes: New pots of different varieties of mint have been placed at the points of the garden


Species:  Ocimum 'Ararat'

Common name:  Ararat Basil

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Culinary Bed

Notes:


Species:  Allium tuberosum

Common name:  Garlic Chives

Family:  Liliaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Salad Bed

Notes: White Flowers


Species:  Salvia elegans

Common name:  Pineapple Sage

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Tea Bed

Notes: Red flowers


Species:  Solidago

Common name:  Goldenrod

Family:  Asteraceae

Region of Origin:  A

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Tea Bed

Notes: YEllow flowers

 

Species:  Humulus lupulus

Common name:  Hops

Family:  Cannabaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Alcoholic Beverage Bed

Notes:

 

Species:  Phytolacca americana

Common name:  Pokeweed, Pigeon Berry

Family:  Phytolaccaceae

Region of Origin:  North and Central America

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes: Glossy berries go from green to red, then purple-black


Species:  Heliotropium arborescens

Common name:  Heliotrope

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Perfume and Cosmetics Bed

Notes:


Species:  Lagerstroemia indica

Common name:  Crape Myrtle

Family:  Lythraceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes:

 

Species:  Amaranthus caudatus

Family:  Amaranthaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Fiber and Dye Bed

Notes:

 

Species:  Dipsacus fullonum

Common name:  Common Teasel

Family:  Dipsacaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Fiber and Dye Bed

Notes:

 

Species:  Trachelium caeruleum

Common name:  Throatwort

Family:  Campanulaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed

Notes:


Species:  Veronica spicata

Common name:  Speedwell

Family:  Scrophulariaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Tussie-Mussie Bed

Notes: Blue flowers; means "Fidelity" in the language of flowers

Species:  Catharanthus roseus

Common name:  Madagascar Periwinkle

Family:  Apocynaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Medicinal Bed

Notes: Pink flowers

 

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