Featured Plant    

   
Couroupita guianensis - cannonball tree
near the Gallery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other August Bloomers



The following is a partial list of blooming, fruiting and plants of interest located in Fairchild during the specified month. Plants are grouped by area and plot number, and alphabetically by scientific name, and common name when available.  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. 

  

 

Of Interest in the Garden  in  August

 

Arboretum

 

  Baccharis dioica    hammock groundsel    43

  Bougainvillea arborea    33

  Bulnesia arborea    verawood    37

  Cananga odorata    ylang ylang   17

  Catalpa longissima    West Indian oak    29

  Catesbaea spp.    24

  Clerodendrum minahassae var. brevitubulosum    51

  Clusia lanceolata    49

  Combretum constrictum    55b

  Cryptostegia grandiflora    rubber vine    47

  Cubanola spp.    41c, 43, 44

  Gardenia spp.    12, 24, 25, 44

  Globba schomburgkii    27

  Gmelina philippinensis    51

  Guaiacum sanctum    lignum vitae    37

  Hamelia cuprea    14, 43

  Heliotropium angiospermum    scorpion’s tail    43

  Jatropha integerrima    peregrina    41c

  Kaempferia spp.    26, 27

  Kigelia africana    sausage tree    29

  Lagerstroemia ‘Monia’     30

  Leea guineensis    25

  Macaranga grandifolia    coral tree    50

  Mussaenda sp.    24

  Neomillspaughia emarginata

  Portlandia proctorii   19a

  Radermachera sp.    22

  Ravenia spectabilis    39

  Rondeletia odorata    Panama-rose    21

  Sobralia sp.    25

  Stemmadenia litoralis    milky way tree    47

  Tabernaemontana spp.    5

  Tournefortia staminea    43

 

 

 

Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden

Plot 19b

 

  Aloysia virgata    sweet almond bush

  Bourreria cassinifolia    pineland strongbark

  Callicarpa americana    beautyberry

  Calotropis gigantea    giant milkweed

  Cnidoscolus acontifolius    chaya

  Conoclinium coelestinum    blue mistflower

  Cordia globosa    butterfly sage

  Crossopetalum rhacoma    maidenberry    fruit

  Duranta erecta    golden dewdrop

  Freylinia sp.

  Hamelia patens    firebush

  Heliotropium polyphyllum    pineland heliotrope

  Lantana involucrata    wild sage

  Pentas lanceolata    Egyptian starclusters

  Phyla nodiflora    fogfruit

  Randia aculeata    indigo berry

  Ruellia succulenta    thickleaf wild petunia

  Salvia coccinea    tropical sage

  Scutellaria havanensis    Havana skullcap

  Solidago sempervirens    goldenrod

  Stachytarpheta jamaicensis    porterweed

 

Vine Pergola

 

  Acalypha hispida    chenille plant

  Adenocalymna comosum var. nitidum

  Argyreia nervosa    woolly morning glory

  Bauhinia fassoglensis

  Chonemorpha fragrans

  Quisqualis indica    Rangoon creeper

  Schlegelia parasitica

  Securidaca diversifolia    Easter flower

  Solanum wendlandii    Costa Rican nightshade

  Stigmaphyllon sagraeanum

  Thunbergia grandiflora    Bengal creeper

 

Amphitheater Area

 

  Alpinia henryi ‘Pink Perfection’    72

  Alpinia zerumbet    shell ginger    72

  Aquatic plants    Pool

  Costus lucanusianus    76

  Etlingera elatior    torch ginger    76

  Hedychium coccineum ‘Disney’    72

  Hedychium coronarium    butterfly ginger    72

  Hedychium ‘Moy Giant’    71c, 76

  Heliconia caribaea    72

  Heliconia lingulata    76

  Heliconia x pabstii ‘Dmitri Sucre’    72

  Musa ornata    72

 

 

 

 

 
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