Chicago Botanic Garden

What's in Bloom

What's in Bloom at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Education Greenhouses — April 15, 2014

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Forest lily
(Veltheimia bracteata)

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Kalanchoe
blossfeldiana

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Urn plant (Aechmea
zebrina
'Surprise')

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Jade vine
(Strongylodon macrobotrys)

Arid Greenhouse: Adenia keramanthus, Queen Victoria agave (Agave victoriae-reginae 'Variegata') –in bud,Madagascar ocotillo (Alluaudia procera), Aloe 'Blue Elf', Aloe 'Jimmy',Aloe 'Kid's Candy', Aloe jacksonii, Aloe jucunda, coral aloe(Aloe striata), Malagasy tree aloe (Aloe vaombe), burn plant (Aloe vera), Bulbine frutescens, yellow bird-of-Paradise (Caesalpinia gilliesii), red-spine silver torch (Cleistocactus jujuyensis), Natal lily (Clivia miniata), greentip Natal lily (Clivia nobilis), Echeveria 'Perle Von Nürnberg', spotted emu bush (Eremophila maculata 'Lemon'), hybrid crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia 'Duang Heng', 'Welcome Home'), Euphorbia capuronii, Euphorbia croizatii, Euphorbia geroldii, greenway euphorbia (Euphorbia greenwayi), white crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia lophogona),crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia milii var. imperatae, var. sonora,var. splendens 'Apollo', 'Pet Mong Kol', 'Ruby Red', var. tananarivea), Euphorbia millotii, Masai spurge (Euphorbia neococcinea), Euphorbia pedilanthoides, Ascot Rainbow spurge (Euphorbia x martini 'Ascot Rainbow'), barrel cactus (Ferocactus pottsii 'Alamosanus'), Gasteria bicolor, Gasteria bicolor var. bicolor, Gasteria disticha, Gasteria gracilis var. variegata 'Waxy', Gasteria maculata, zebra haworthia (Haworthia fasciata), washboard plant (Haworthia tesellata), bellyache nettle-espurge (Jatropha gossypifolia), Australian bottle plant (Jatropha podagrica), Kalanchoe blossfeldiana, Calendiva™ Red kalanchoe balls (Kalanchoe blossfeldiana 'Tylo'), dwarf purple kalanchoe (Kalanchoe pumila), coral bells kalanchoe (Kalanchoe uniflora), Ledebouria ovalifolia, silver squill (Ledebouria socialis), Haage cactus (Mammillaria haageana), octopus arms (Monadenium ellenbeckii), rose cactus (Pereskia grandifolia), Mexican flame vine (Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides), moon cactus (Selenicereus sp.), candystick plant (Senecio stapeliiformis), silvery cassia (Senna phyllodenia), forest lily (Veltheimia bracteata).

Tropical Greenhouse: Urn plant (Aechmea 'Harvey's Pride', Aechmea zebrina 'Surprise'), sweet almond verbena (Aloysia virgata), shell ginger (Alpinia zerumbet), Almera® flamingo flower ( Anthurium andreanum 'Anthcanyh'), Matiz® flamingo flower (Anthurium andreanum 'Anthzupap'), flamingo flower (Anthurium 'White Heart'), fiery spike (Aphelandra aurantiaca), Panama Queen (Aphelandra sinclairiana), Canary tree mallow (Bakeridesia integerrima), Rieger begonia (Begonia 'Dark Britt'), angelwing begonia (Begonia 'Di-Anna'), angelwing begonia (Begonia 'Lana'), variegated starburst shrub (Clerodendrum quadriloculare 'Brandonii'), African glory bower (Clerodendrum splendens), pagoda flower (Clerodendrum paniculatum 'Borneo Sunset'), Java glory vine (Clerodendrum x speciosum), coffee (Coffea arabica), dwarf cone ginger (Costus woodsonii), spider lily (Crinum augustum 'Queen Emma'), blue ginger (Dichorisandra thyrsiflora), green shrimp plant (Ecbolium viride), white lace euphorbia (Euphorbia leucocephala), hanging lobster claws (Heliconia rostrata), fringed hibiscus (Hibiscus schizopetalus 'El Capitolio'), Lady Doorly's morning glory (Ipomoea horsfalliae), jungle geranium (Ixora javanica), spicy jatropha (Jatropha integerrima), gold finger (Juanulla aurantiaca), rose grape (Medinilla magnifica), banana (Musa x paradisiaca), firespike bush (Odontonema strictum 'Panama Purple'), many beautiful orchids including various Burrageana, Cattleya, Dendrobium, Doritis, Oncidium, Phalanopsis, Vanda,and X Miltassia orchids, Encyclia cordigera var. rosea, Leptotes bicolor; nun's orchid (Phaius tankervilliae Rabin's Red), X Potinara Cameron's Magnetism; golden candle plant (Pachystachys lutea), cardinal's guard (Pachystachys spicata), Panama rose (Rondeletia leucophylla), shrubby white vein (Sanchezia speciosa), Scooter Flame skullcap (Scutellaria 'Scooter Flame'), Hawaiian sunset vine (Stictocardia beraviensis), jade vine (Strongylodon macrobotrys), giant pinwheel flower (Tabernameontana holstii).

Semitropical Greenhouse: Sweet almond verbena (Aloysia virgata), PRINCESS IVANA® Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria 'Staprivane'), cane-stemmed begonia (Begonia 'Orange-Rubra'), Begonia odorata 'White Angel', paper flower (Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst', 'California Gold', 'Pink Pixie', 'Singapore White'), yesterday, today & tomorrow (Brunfelsia pauciflora), Madagascar butterfly bush (Buddleja madagascariensis), crimson bottlebrush (Callistemon citrinus), Smith's shrub jessamine (Cestrum elegans var. smithii), bleeding glory bower (Clerodendrum x speciosum), blue glory bower (Clerodendrum ugandense), Deppea splendens, sky flower (Duranta erecta), blue sage (Eranthemum pulchellum), florist's broom (Genista canariensis), angel-wing jasmine (Jasminum nitidum), pink justicia (Justicia brasiliana), shrimp plant (Justicia brandegeana 'Variegata'), summer sun justicia (Justicia leonardii), yellow sage (Lantana 'New Gold'), Confetti lantana (Lantana camara 'Confetti'), Lavender Swirl® trailing lantana (Lantana montevidensis 'Monswee'), Charity mahonia (Mahonia x media 'Charity'), African gardenia (Mitriostigma axillare), fragrant olive (Osmanthus fragrans), zonal geranium (Pelargonium 'Grossersorten'), Japanese pittosporum (Pittosporum tobira), MONA LAVENDER® spur flower (Plectranthus 'Monalila'), velvet groundsel (Roldana petasites), marmalade bush (Streptosolen jamesonii), double-flowering Cape jasmine (Tabernaemontana divaricata 'Flore Pleno'), blue trumpetvine (Thunbergia grandiflora).