The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

September 2007

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Species:  Ophiopogon jaburan

Common name:  Lily Turf

Family:  Liliaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes:   White flowers followed by metallic violet-blue fruit


Species:  Lagerstroemia indica

Common name:  Crape Myrtle

Family:  Lythraceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, Bonsai Court

  

Species:  Hibiscus syriacus 'Coelestis'

Common name:  Rose of Sharon

Family:  Malvaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, along the road

Notes:   White flowers; also a lavender blue flowering cultivar

 

Species:  Milletia reticulata

Common name:  Evergreen Wisteria

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Southern China

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:   Dark purple-red flowers; odor of cedar and camphor

Species:  Rosa 'Interama'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:  Floribunda, 1976



Species:  Rosa 'Brilliant Pink Iceberg'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:  Floribunda, 1999

Species:  Rosa 'Evening Star'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:  Hybrid Tea, 1974


Species:  Rosa 'Gold Medal'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:  Grandiflora, 1982  

 

Species:  Magnolia delavayi

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Region of Origin:  Southwestern China

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes:   Ivory flowers

 

Species:  Acer paxii

Common name:  Evergreen Maple

Family:  Aceraceae

Region of Origin:  China

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes:  Samaras are winged seed pods  

 

Species:  Capparis spinosa

Family:  Capparidaceae

Region of Origin:  White flowers

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Culinary Bed

Notes:   Flower buds are pickled and used in sauces

Species:  Capsicum annum

Family:  Solanaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden, Culinary Bed

Notes:   Red hot peppers



Species:  Poliomintha longiflora

Common name:  Mexican Oregano

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Herb Garden

Notes:   Lavender flowers

 

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