Chicago Botanic Garden

What's in Bloom

What's in Bloom at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Education Greenhouses — August 15, 2014

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Whitey cactus
(Mammillaria
geminispina
')

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Angelwing begonia
(Begonia 'Lana')

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Blue ginger
(Dichorisandra
thyrsiflora
)

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Pagoda flower
(Clerodendrum paniculatum
'Borneo Sunset')

Arid Greenhouse: Sweet acacia (Acacia farnesiana), Aloe 'Christmas Carol', Aloe 'Delta Lights', Aloe 'Jimmy', Aloe jacksonii, Aloe jucunda, Wright's desert honeysuckle (Anisacanthus quadrifidus var. wrightii), Capsicum annuum var. aviculare 'Tohono O'odham', Veldt grape (Cissus quadrangular), sickle plant (Crassula falcata), ice plant (Delosperma 'Jewel of Desert Peridot'), Echeveria 'Topsy Turvy', Echeveria gibbiflora, glaucous echeveria (Echeveria secunda var. glauca), hybrid crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia 'Duang Heng', 'Welcome Home'), Euphorbia capuronii, Euphorbia croizatii, Euphorbia cylindrifolia ssp. tuberifera), Euphorbia geroldii, crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia milii var. imperatae, var. sonora, var. splendens 'Apollo', 'Ruby Red', var. tananarivea), Masai spurge (Euphorbia neococcinea), Euphorbia pedilanthoides,baby toes (Fenestraria aurantiaca), Gasteria liliputana, window plant (Haworthia cymbiformis), washboard plant (Haworthia tessellata), bellyache nettlespurge (Jatropha gossypifolia), Ledebouria ovalifolia, whitey cactus (Mammillaria geminispina), Madagascar palm (Pachypodium lamerei), Mexican flame vine (Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides), princess of the night (Selenicereus pteranthus), silvery cassia (Senna phyllodenia).

Tropical Greenhouse: Sweet almond verbena (Aloysia virgata), ALMERA® flamingo flower (Anthurium andreanum 'Anthcanyh'), Matiz® flamingo flower (Anthurium andreanum 'Anthzupap'), flamingo flower (Anthurium 'White Heart'), Panama Queen (Aphelandra sinclairiana), angelwing begonia (Begonia 'Lana'), Calathea 'Helen Kennedy', calla lilies (Calla sp.), weeping bottlebrush (Callistemon viminalis), yellow palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens), pagoda flower (Clerodendrum paniculatum 'Borneo Sunset'), Java glory vine (Clerodendrum x speciosum), spiral ginger (Costus barbatus 'Red Velvet'), dwarf cone ginger (Costus woodsonii), spider lily (Crinum augustum 'Queen Emma'), weeping blue ginger (Dichorisandra penduliflora), blue ginger (Dichorisandra thyrsiflora), green shrimp plant (Ecbolium viride), tropical hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Mrs. Jimmy Spangler'), fringed hibiscus (Hibiscus schizopetalus 'El Capitolio'), spindle palm (Hyophorbe verschaffeltii), spicy jatropha (Jatropha integerrima & cv. 'Compacta'), Mexican honeysuckle (Justicia spicigera), gold finger (Juanulla aurantiaca), Mexican plume (Justicis fulvicoma), banana (Musa x paradisiaca), West Indian holly (Leea coccinea 'Rubra'), many beautiful orchids including Dendrobium Andre Millar, Vanda 'Pure's Wax', various Cattleya, Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Doritis, Phalanopsis, Vanda,and other orchids; red passionvine (Passiflora vitifolia), golden candle plant (Pachystachys lutea), shrubby white vein (Sanchezia speciosa), Scuttelaria 'Scooter Flame', Java skullcap (Scutellaria javanica), giant pinwheel flower (Tabernaemontana holstii), cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao), beehive ginger (Zingiber spectabile).

Semitropical Greenhouse: Sweet almond verbena (Aloysia virgata), AMINA® PRINCESS LILIES® Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria 'Zapriamin'), PRINCESS IVANA® PeruvianLily (Alstroemeria 'Staprivane'), INTICANCHA SUNLIGHT® Peruvian lily (Alstroemeria 'Tessunlight'), yellow kangaroo paw (Anigozanthus 'Bush Dawn'), cane-stemmed begonia (Begonia 'Orange-Rubra'), paper flower (Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst', 'California Gold', 'Pink Pixie', 'Vera Purple'), 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 'Geisha Girl'), lace flower vine (Episcia dianthiflora), June Bride fuchsia (Fuchsia 'June Bride'), gold shower thyrallis (Galphimia glauca), angel-wing jasmine (Jasminum nitidum), pink justicia (Justicia brasiliana), shrimp plant (Justicia brandegeana 'Variegata'), summer sun justicia (Justicia leonardii), crape myrtle (Lagerstroemia indica), Confetti lantana (Lantana camara 'Confetti'), nong nooch vine (Petraeovitex bambusetorum), MONA LAVENDER® spur flower (Plectranthus 'Monalila'), double-flowering Cape jasmine (Tabernaemontana divaricata 'Flore Pleno'), blue trumpetvine (Thunbergia grandiflora), purple glory tree (Tibouchina granulosa).