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

 

  Brachychiton sp. ‘Garrad’s Nursery’   33

  Brunfelsia maliformis    5

  Bulnesia arborea    verawood    34

  Cassia fistula x javanica    33  rainbow shower tree

  Catalpa longissima    29

  Catesbaea sp.    24

  Clerodendrum minahassae var. brevitubulosum    51

  Cornutia pyramidata    pavilla    51

  Ehretia spp.    51, 52

  Erythrochiton brasiliensis    39

  Euphorbia punicea    flame of Jamaica    50

  Fouquieria splendens    ocotillo    6

  Galphimia gracilis    thryallis    33

  Ginoria glabra    33

  Gmelina philippinensis    51

  Goetzea elegans    mata buey    5

  Guaiacum sanctum    lignum vitae    34, 37, 137

  Gustavia superba    membrillo    39

  Hibiscus spp.    33

  Inga paterno    ice cream bean    18

  Ixora chinensis    24

  Jasminum sambac ‘Grand Duke of Tuscany’    5, 19a

  Oncoba spinosa    fried egg tree    52

  Pereskia bleo    wax-rose    6

  Portlandia spp.   19a, 24, 21

  Premna odorata    51

  Radermachera sp.    18, 22, 29

  Ravenia spectabilis    39

  Rondeletia leucophylla    24

  Stemmadenia litoralis    milky way tree    47


Vine Pergola

 

  Bauhinia fassoglensis

  Chonemorpha fragrans

  Clerodendrum spp.

  Petrea volubilis    queen’s wreath

  Quisqualis indica    Rangoon creeper

  Schlegelia parasitica

  Securidaca diversifolia    Easter flower

  Solandra maxima    golden chalice vine

  Strongylodon macrobotrys    jade vine

 

Lin Lougheed Spiny Forest of Madagascar

Plot 31

  Aloe sinkatana

  Euphorbia cooperi

  Euphorbia milii var. bevilanensis

  Euphorbia viguieri var. viguieri

  Pachypodium lamerei var. ramosum

  Pachypodium rosulatum var. rosulatum

  Uncarina grandidieri    mouse trap tree

 

 

                       

 

Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden

Plot 19b

  

  Borrichia frutescens    sea daisy

  Bourreria succulenta    Bahama strongbark

  Callicarpa americana    beautyberry

  Cnidoscolus acontifolius    chaya

  Freylinia sp.

  Heliotropium spp.

  Koanophylum villosum    shrub eupatorium

  Lantana involucrata    wild sage

  Nashia inaguensis    moujean tea

  Scutellaria havanensis    Havana skullcap

  Senna polyphylla    desert senna

  Solidago sempervirens    goldenrod

  Sophora tomentosa    necklace pod

 

Conservatory

 

  Alpinia rugosa

  Etlingera elatior    torch ginger

  Hedychium longicornutum

  Medinilla cummingii

  Orchids

  Ouratea gigantophylla

  Scutellaria costaricana

  Tacca chantrieri    bat flower

  Tapeinochilos ananassae    pineapple ginger

  Warscewiczii coccinea

 

 

 

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