The following is a partial list of  flowering and fruiting plants located in Fairchild during the specified month. Plants are listed alphabetically by scientific name, the location by plot number and by common name. You may refer to the plot map at the bottom of this page.  Plot maps are also located at the Visitors Center at the entrance to Fairchild. 

   

                                                                                  Plants of Interest April

 

 

 

 

Arboretum

 

  Acacia tortuosa    poponax    3a

  Acanthus sp.    50

  Adenium arabicum    6

  Aloysia virgata    sweet almond bush    33

  Arachnothryx leucophylla    24, 57a

  Brachychiton sp. ‘Garrad’s Nursery’    33

  Bravaisia berlandieriana    43

  Brunfelsia uniflora    yesterday today & tomorrow    27

  Cananga odorata    ylang ylang    17, 57a

  Crossopetalum gaumeri    55b

  Dombeya x ‘Seminole’    35, 57a

  Euphorbia punicea    flame of Jamaica    50

  Gardenia taitensis    Tahitian gardenia    57a

  Gmelina arborea    snapdragon tree    51

  Gustavia superba    membrillo    39

  Kopsia arborea    47

  Majidea zanquebarica    44

  Napoleonaea imperialis    Napoleon’s hat    45

  Neomillspaughia emarginata    25

  Odontonema spp.    57a

  Parmentiara cereifera    candle tree    29

  Pereskia bleo    wax-rose    6

  Portlandia grandiflora    25

  Portlandia proctorii    44

  Pseudobombax ellipticum    shaving brush tree    26

  Ravenia spectabilis    39

  Salmea petrobiodes    57a

  Senna polyphylla    desert senna    51

  Stemmadenia litoralis    milky way tree    47, 56

  Vallesia antillana    pearl berry    47

 

Vine Pergola

 

  Chonemorpha fragrans

  Cissus intermedia    bull-vine

  Combretum aubletii    monkey’s brush

  Congea tomentosa    shower of orchids

  Eranthemum pulchellum    blue sage

  Quisqualis indica    Rangoon creeper

  Schlegelia parasitica

  Securidaca diversifolia    Easter flower

  Solandra maxima    golden chalice vine

  Stigmaphyllon sagraeanum

  Strongylodon macrobotrys    jade vine

  Thunbergia grandiflora    Bengal creeper

 

 

Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden

Plot 19b

 

  Calotropis gigantea    giant milkweed

  Cnidoscolus aconitifolia    Chaya

  Cuphea ignea    cigar flower

  Freylinia sp.

  Lantana involucrata    wild sage

  Nashia inaguensis    Moujean tea

  Odontonema callistachyum

  Pentas lanceolata    Egyptian starclusters

  Salvia coccinea    tropical sage

  Senna polyphylla    desert senna

  Solidago leavenworthii    Leavenworth’s goldenrod

  Varronia bullata ssp. humilis    butterfly sage

 

Conservatory

 

  Alpinia rugosa   

  Amherstia nobilis    pride of Burma

  Calathea lutea

  Costus malortieanus

  Epiphytic Orchids & Bromeliads throughout

  Etlingera corneri    Siam rose ginger

  Etlingera venusta   

  Scutellaria costaricana

  Tacca chantrieri    bat flower

  Tibouchina sp. ‘Alstonville’

  Warszewiczia coccinea

 

  

 

 

 

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