Featured Plant    

 

   
Brownea sp.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other May 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 available at the Visitors Center at the entrance to Fairchild.

 

 

Of Interest in the Garden in May

 

 

 

 

Arboretum

 

  Arachnothryx leucophylla    39

  Brachychiton sp. ‘Garrad’s Nursery’   33

  Brunfelsia maliformis    5

  Bulnesia arborea    verawood    34

  Cassia fistula x javanica    33

  Catalpa longissima    29

  Catesbaea spinosa   24

  Clerodendrum minahassae var. brevitubulosum    51

  Cornutia pyramidata    pavilla    51

  Curcuma zedoaria    24

  Dombeya x ‘IM 53’    35

  Ehretia acuminata    51

  Erythrochiton brasiliensis    39

  Euphorbia punicea    flame of Jamaica    50

  Fouquieria splendens    ocotillo    6

  Galphimia gracilis    thryallis    33

  Gardenia taitensis    Tahitian gardenia    33

  Ginoria glabra    33

  Goetzea elegans    mata buey    5

  Guaiacum sanctum    lignum vitae    34

  Gustavia superba    membrillo    39

  Inga paterno    ice cream bean    18

  Ixora chinensis    24

  Jasminum sambac ‘Grand Duke of Tuscany’    19a

  Majidea zanquebarica    18

  Oncoba spinosa    fried egg tree    52

  Pavetta australiensis    25

  Pereskia bleo    wax-rose    6

  Portlandia platantha   24

  Premna odorata    51

  Stemmadenia litoralis    milky way tree    47

 

Vine Pergola

 

  Bauhinia fassoglensis

  Chonemorpha fragrans

  Clerodendrum thomsoniae ‘Delectum’

  Combretum aubletii    monkey’s brush

  Combretum indica    Rangoon creeper

  Congea tomentosa    shower of orchids

  Odontocline hollickii   

  Petrea volubilis    queen’s wreath

  Prestonia mollis

  Pyrostegia venusta    flame vine

  Schlegelia parasitica

  Securidaca diversifolia    Easter flower

  Solandra maxima    golden chalice vine

  Strongylodon macrobotrys    jade vine

 

Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden

Plot 19b

  

  Callicarpa americana    beautyberry

  Calotropis gigantea    giant milkweed

  Chromolaena corymbosa

  Cnidoscolus acontifolius    chaya

  Heliotropium spp.

  Justicia brandegeana

  Koanophylum villosum    shrub eupatorium

  Lantana involucrata    wild sage

  Plumbago scandens    wild plumbago

  Randia aculeata    indigo berry

  Senna polyphylla    desert senna

  Solidago sempervirens    goldenrod

  Sophora tomentosa    necklace pod

 

Conservatory

 

  Calathea lutea

  Cochliostemma odoratissimum

  Etlingera corneri    Siam rose ginger

  Etlingera elatior    torch ginger

  Etlinger venusta    Malay-rose

  Hedychium longicornutum

  Medinilla cummingii

  Orchids

  Ouratea theophrasta

  Pentagonia macrophylla

  Psychotria poeppigiana

  Scutellaria costaricana

  Tacca chantrieri    bat flower

  Tapeinochilos ananassae    pineapple ginger

  Warscewiczia coccinea

 

 

 

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