Chicago Botanic Garden

What's in Bloom

What's in Bloom at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Education Greenhouses — November 18, 2014

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Jelly burn plant
(Bulbine frutescens)

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Royal paintbrush
(Haemanthus albiflos)

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Rose grape
(Medinilla magnifica)

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Bird-of-Paradise
(Strelitzia reginae)

Arid Greenhouse: Whitethorn acacia (Acacia constricta), impala lily (Adenium multiflorum), variegated smooth century plant (Agave desmettiana 'Variegata') –spike with buds, Aloe 'Christmas Carol', Aloe 'Delta Light', Aloe 'Goliath', Aloe 'Jimmy', Aloe 'Kid's Candy', Aloe 'Pink Blush', Aloe cooperi, Aloe jacksonii, Aloe ammophila, dune aloe (Aloe thraskii), jelly burn plant (Bulbine frutescens), jade plant (Crassula argentea), necklace vine (Crassula perforata), Echeveria 'Red Glow', Mexican gem (Echeveria elegans), hybrid crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia 'Pet Mong Koi', 'Welcome Home'), ancient's spurge (Euphorbia antiquorum), Euphorbia capuronii, Euphorbia croizatii, Euphorbia geroldii, crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia milii var. imperatae, var. sonora,var. splendens 'Apollo', 'Ruby Red', var. tananarivea), Euphorbia millotii, Masai spurge (Euphorbia neococcinea), Euphorbia pedilanthoides, Gasteria bicolor var. bicolor, Gasteria liliputana, royal paintbrush (Haemanthus albiflos), bellyache nettlespurge (Jatropha gossypifolia), whitey cactus (Mammillaria geminispina), feather cactus (Mammillaria plumose), Notocactus magnificus, Madagascar palm (Pachypodium lamerei), rose cactus (Pereskia grandifolia), Mexican flame vine (Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides), Kirk snakeplant (Sansevieria kirkii var. kirkii).

Tropical Greenhouse: Vase plant (Aechema zebrina 'Surprise'), sweet almond verbena (Aloysia virgata), flamingo flower (Anthurium 'White Heart'), ALMERA® flamingo flower (Anthurium andreanum 'Anthcanyh'), Matiz® flamingo flower (Anthurium andreanum 'Anthzupap'), fiery spike (Aphelandra auraaantiaca), angelwing begonia (Begonia 'Di-Anna', 'Lana'), yellow shrimp plant (Barleria oenotheroides), musical note plant (Clerodendrum incisum var. macrosiphon), nodding clerodendrum (Clerodendrum nutans), pagoda flower (Clerodendrum paniculatum 'Borneo Sunset'), Java glory vine (Clerodendrum x speciosum), African glory bower (Clerodendrum splendens), Kiwi ti plant (Cordyline fruticosa 'Kiwi'), dwarf cone ginger (Costus woodsonii), spider lily (Crinum augustum 'Queen Emma'), blue ginger (Dichorisandra thyrsiflora), Congo cockatoo (Impatiens niamniamensis 'African Queen'), Petite Dwarf Orange Ixora (Ixora chinensis 'Taiwanensis Petite Orange'), rose grape (Medinilla magnifica), firespike bush (Odontonema strictum), many beautiful orchids including, Dendrobium Andree Millar, Odontocidium Catatante 'Orange Kiss', Oncidium Sharry Baby 'Sweet Fragrance', Vanda 'Siriporn Pink', various Cattleya, Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Doritis, Phalanopsis, Vanda,and other orchids; golden candle plant (Pachystachys lutea), shrubby white vein (Sanchezia speciosa), giant pinwheel flower (Tabernaemontana holstii), glory bush (Thunbergia grandifolia).

Semitropical Greenhouse: Cane-stemmed begonia (Begonia 'Orange-Rubra'), paper flower (Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst'), Smith's shrub jessamine (Cestrum elegans var. smithii), bleeding glory bower (Clerodendrum x speciosum), Deppea splendens, lace flower vine (Episcia dianthiflora), gold shower thyrallis (Galphimia glauca), angel-wing jasmine (Jasminum nitidum), shrimp plant (Justicia brandegeana 'Variegata'), pink justicia (Justicia brasiliana), Confetti lantana (Lantana camara 'Confetti'), fragrant olive (Osmanthus fragrans), MONA LAVENDER® spur flower (Plectranthus 'Monalila'), amethyst star (Pseuderanthemum laxiflorum), Swedish mosaic ivy (Plectranthus oertendahlii 'Emerald Lace'), Chiapas sage (Salvia chiapensis), bird-of-Paradise (Strelitzia reginae), blue trumpetvine (Thunbergia grandiflora).