The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

September 2007

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Species:  Cordia boissieri

Common name:  Anacahuita, Mexican Olive

Family:  Boraginaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:  White flowers, inedible fruit resembles olive

Species:  Hibiscus 'Golden Bowl'

Family:  Malvaceae

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes: Light yellow flowers


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:  Crotalaria agatiflora

Common name:  Canary Bird Bush

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:  Yellow flowers resemble small birds

 

Species:  Tecoma sambucifolia

Common name:  Trumpet Bush, Yellow Bells

Family:  Bignoniaceae

Region of Origin:  Peru, Northern Bolivia

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:  Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Orthosiphon labiatus

Family:  Lamiaceae

Region of Origin:  South Africa

Location in Garden:  Subtropical Slope

Notes:  Lavender flowers

 

Species:  Hebe 'Great Orme'

Family:  Scrophulariaceae

Region of Origin:  New Zealand

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden, along lower road

Notes:  Pink flowers  

 
 

Species:  Brachychiton discolor

Common name:  Queensland Lacebark

Family:  Sterculiaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes:  Fuzzy brown seed pods, pink furry flowers

 

Species:  Gossypium sturtianum

Common name:  Stuart's Desert Rose

Family:  Malvaceae

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes:  Lavender-pink flowers

Species:  Calostemma purpureum

Common name:  Garland Lily

Family:  Liliaceae

Region of Origin:  Southeast Australia

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden


Species:  Lycoris radiata

Common name:  Spider Lily

Family:  Amaryllidaceae

Region of Origin:  China, Japan

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes:  Red flowers

 

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