Chicago Botanic Garden

What's in Bloom

What's in Bloom at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Education Greenhouses — July 17, 2014

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Echeveria 'Topsy Turvy'

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Whitey cactus
(Mammillaria
geminispina
)

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Musical note plant
(Clerodendrum incisum
var. macrosiphon)

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Purple glory tree
(Tibouchina granulosa)

Arid Greenhouse: Desert rose (Adenium obesum), crinkle-leaf plant (Adromischus poellnitzianus), Agave striata var nana – in spike, Aloe 'Christmas Carol', Aloe 'Delta Lights', Aloe aff. nobilis, Aloe 'Jimmy', Aloe jacksonii, Aloe 'Pink Blush', Bulbine frutescens, Capsicum annuum var. aviculare 'Tohono O'odham', Veldt grape (Cissus quadrangular), sickle plant (Crassula falcata), Delosperma 'Jewel of Desert Peridot', Mexican gem (Echeveria elegans), Echeveria gibbiflora, Echeveria 'Topsy Turvy', various Echinopsis cactus with large showy flowers, including 'Apricot Glow' and the species areboloi and calochlora, hybrid crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia 'Duang Heng', 'Welcome Home'), Euphorbia capuronii, Euphorbia croizatii, Euphorbia cylindrifolia ssp. tuberifera) Euphorbia geroldii, white crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia lophogona), crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia milii var. imperatae, var. sonora, var. splendens 'Apollo', 'Ruby Red', var. tananarivea), Masai spurge (Euphorbia neococcinea), Euphorbia pedilanthoides) Fenesteria aurantiaca, barrel cactus (Ferocactus emoryi), Gasteria liliputana, washboard plant (Haworthia tesellata), Haworthia tortuosa, Kalanchoe blossfeldiana, Ledebouria ovalifolia, whitey cactus (Mammillaria geminispina), Pachypodium baronii windsori, Madagascar palm (Pachypodium lamerei), Pachypodium rosulatum 'Antsohisy', rose cactus (Pereskia grandifolia), Mexican flame vine (Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides), channeled sansevieria (Sansevieria canaliculata), Sansevieria sp. '81069', princess of the night (Selenicereus pteranthus, silvery cassia (Senna phyllodenia).

Tropical Greenhouse: Urn plant (Aechmea 'Harvey's Pride', Aechmea zebrina 'Surprise'), ALMERA® flamingo flower (Anthurium andreanum 'Anthcanyh'), Matiz® flamingo flower (Anthurium andreanum 'Anthzupap'), flamingo flower (Anthurium 'White Heart'), birds nest anthurium (Anthurium jenmannii), Panama Queen (Aphelandra sinclairiana), Canary tree mallow (Bakeridesia integerrima), giant yellow shrimp plant (Barleria oenotheroides), Yellow Blitz Rieger begonia (Begonia x hyemalis 'Yellow Blitz'), angelwing begonia (Begonia 'Di-Anna'), angelwing begonia (Begonia 'Lana'), Calathea 'Helen Kennedy', musical note plant (Clerodendrum incisum var. macrosiphon), pagoda flower (Clerodendrum paniculatum 'Borneo Sunset'), Java glory vine (Clerodendrum x speciosum), Costus 'Hot Lips, 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), dumb cane (Dieffenbachia oerstedii var. variegata), green shrimp plant (Ecbolium viride), hanging lobster claws (Heliconia rostrata), orange tropical hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Erin Rachel'), red orange 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), banana (Musa x paradisiaca), firespike bush (Odontonema strictum 'Panama Purple'), many beautiful orchids including various X Brassolaelia Sea urchin 'Satin Doll', Cattleya, Ceratostylis retisquana, Cymbidium, Dendrobium Petticoat x Garnet Beauty, Doritis, Oncidium Sharry Baby 'Sweet Fragrance', Phalanopsis, Vanda,and orchids; red passionvine (Passiflora vitifolia), golden candle plant (Pachystachys lutea), cardinal's guard (Pachystachys spicata), shrubby white vein (Sanchezia speciosa), Scuttelaria 'Scooter Flame', Java skullcap (Scutellaria javanica), Hawaiian sunset vine (Stictocardia beraviensis), giant pinwheel flower (Tabernaemontana holstii), cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao), Vriesia fenestralis, beehive ginger (Zingiber spectabile).

Semitropical Greenhouse: Sweet almond verbena (Aloysia virgate), 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'), Begonia odorata 'White Angel', paper flower (Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst', 'California Gold', 'Pink Pixie', 'Purple Queen', 'Singapore White'), 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, wild iris (Dietes grandiflora), tropical rose hydrangea (Dombeya 'Seminole'), sky flower (Duranta erecta 'Geisha Girl'), lace flower vine (Episcia dianthiflora), June Bride fuchsia (Fuchsia 'June Bride'), gold shower thyrallis (Galphimia glauca), dwarf Ixora (Ixora taiwanensis 'Petite Orange'), angel-wing jasmine (Jasminum nitidum), pink justicia (Justicia brasiliana), shrimp plant (Justicia brandegeana 'Variegata'), summer sun justicia (Justicia leonardii), Confetti lantana (Lantana camara 'Confetti'), zonal geranium (Pelargonium 'Grossersorten'), Hartweg beardtongue (Penstemon hartwegii 'Tubular Bells Red'), nong nooch vine (Petraeovitex bambusetorum), MONA LAVENDER® spur flower (Plectranthus 'Monalila'), scarlet leadwort (Plumbago indica), double-flowering Cape jasmine (Tabernaemontana divaricata 'Flore Pleno'), blue trumpetvine (Thunbergia grandiflora), purple glory tree (Tibouchina granulosa).