The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

September 2007

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Species:  Pentas lanceolata

Common name:  Star Clusters

Family:  Rubiaceae

Location in Garden:  Café, front of Tea Room

Notes:   Red border to go with Altissimo rose



Species:  Phlox paniculata

Common name:  Summer Phlox

Family:  Polemoniaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   White flowers on tall stems

 

Species:  Amaranthus caudatus

Common name:  Love-Lies-Bleeding, Tassel Flower

Family:  Amaranthaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Brilliant red foliage

Species:  Salvia guaranitica

Family:  Lamiaceae

Region of Origin:  Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Brilliant blue flowers


Species:  Oxypetalum caeruleum

Common name:  Tweedia

Family:  Asclepiadaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Light blue flowers

Species:  Punica granatum 'Nana'

Common name:  Dwarf Pomegranate

Family:  Punicaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden


Species:  Rosa 'William Shakespeare 2000'

Family:  Rosaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Species:  Ageratum houstonianum

Common name:  Floss Flower

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Blue flowers


Species:  Aster pringleri 'Monte Cassino'

Family:  Asteraceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Small white flowers

 

Species:  Anemone x hybrida

Common name:  Japanese Anemone

Family:  Ranunculaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Pink flowers

Species:  Daucus carota

Common name:  Queen Anne's Lace

Family:  Apiaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  White flowers


Species:  Aster

Family:  Asteraceae 

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Blue-purple flowers

 

Species:  Punica granatum

Common name:  Pomegranate

Family:  Punicaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Lots of fruit, but please do not pick

 

Species:  Physostegia virginiana

Common name:  Obedient Plant, False Dragonhead

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Lavender flowers; Individual flowers can be bent in any direction and they stay put

Species:  Coleus x hybrida

Family:  Lamiaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:  Colorful foliage for shade


Species:  Tradescantia virginiana

Common name:  Spiderwort

Family:  Commelinaceae

Location in Garden:  Shakespeare Garden

Notes:   Dark blue flowers

 

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