Chicago Botanic Garden

What's in Bloom

What's in Bloom at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Education Greenhouses — September 17, 2014

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Thread agave
(Agave filifera)

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Golden candle plant
(Pachystachys lutea)

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Oncidium Sharry Baby
'Sweet Fragrance'

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Double-flowering Cape
jasmine (Tabernaemontana
divaricata
'Flore Pleno')

Arid Greenhouse: Whitethorn acacia (Acacia constricta), sweet acacia (Acacia farnesiana), crinkle leaf plant (Adromischus poellnitzianus), thread agave (Agave filifera) — stalk forming, Aloe 'Jimmy', Aloe 'Pink Blush', Aloe vaccillans, paper flower (Bougainvillea 'California Gold'), Capsicum annuum var. aviculare 'Tohono O'odham', Veldt grape (Cissus quadrangulare), Echeveria 'Red Glow', Echeveria 'Topsy Turvy', Mexican gem (Echeveria elegans), Echeveria gibbiflora, Echeveria secunda var. glauca, hybrid crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia 'Welcome Home'), 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. variegata, Gasteria liliputana, window plant (Haworthia cymbiformis), washboard plant (Haworthia tessellata), Haworthia tortuosa, bellyache nettlespurge (Jatropha gossypifolia), Ledebouria ovalifolia, whitey cactus (Mammillaria geminispina), Madagascar palm (Pachypodium lamerei), Mexican flame vine (Pseudogynoxys chenopodioides), silvery cassia (Senna phyllodenia), giant toad plant (Stapelia gigantea).

Tropical Greenhouse: Flamingo flower (Anthurium 'White Heart'), ALMERA® flamingo flower (Anthurium andreanum 'Anthcanyh'), Matiz® flamingo flower (Anthurium andreanum 'Anthzupap'), Canary tree mallow (Bakeridesia integerrima), angelwing begonia (Begonia 'Di-Anna', 'Lana'), angel's trumpet (Brugmansia insignis 'Dr. Seuss'), Calathea 'Helen Kennedy', yellow palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens), pagoda flower (Clerodendrum paniculatum 'Borneo Sunset'), Java glory vine (Clerodendrum x speciosum), dwarf cone ginger (Costus woodsonii), weeping blue ginger (Dichorisandra penduliflora), blue ginger (Dichorisandra thyrsiflora), green shrimp plant (Ecbolium viride), Full Moon™ hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Monoon'), fringed hibiscus (Hibiscus schizopetalus 'El Capitolio'), spindle palm (Hyophorbe verschaffeltii), Congo cockatoo (Impatiens niamniamensis 'African Queen'), Petite Dwarf Orange Ixora (Ixora chinensis 'Taiwanensis Petite Orange'), Brazilian plume (Justicia carnea 'Readiant'), Mexican honeysuckle (Justicia spicigera), banana (Musa x paradisiaca), many beautiful orchids including, Ascocenda Jairak Redden, Dendrobium Petticoat x Garret Beauty, Oncidium Sharry Baby 'Sweet Fragrance', Vanda 'Pakchang Blue', various Cattleya, Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Doritis, Phalanopsis, Vanda, and other orchids; golden candle plant (Pachystachys lutea), necklace pod (Sophora tomentosa var. truncata), Petite peace lily (Spathiphyllum 'Petite'), cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao), white candles (Whitfieldia elongata), beehive ginger (Zingiber spectabile).

Semitropical Greenhouse: Sweet almond verbena (Aloysia virgata), PRINCESS IVANA® PeruvianLily (Alstroemeria 'Staprivane'), cane-stemmed begonia (Begonia 'Orange-Rubra'), paper flower (Bougainvillea 'Barbara Karst', 'California Gold', 'Pink Pixie', 'Singapore White', 'Vera Purple'), Smith's shrub jessamine (Cestrum elegans var. smithii), bleeding glory bower (Clerodendrum x speciosum), Deppea splendens, lace flower vine (Episcia dianthiflora), June Bride fuchsia (Fuchsia 'June Bride'), gold shower thyrallis (Galphimia glauca), angel-wing jasmine (Jasminum nitidum), shrimp plant (Justicia brandegeana 'Variegata'), pink justicia (Justicia brasiliana), Confetti lantana (Lantana camara 'Confetti'), giant Mondo grass (Ophiopogon jaburan), nong nooch vine (Petraeovitex bambusetorum), silver-leaved artillery plant (Pilea glaucophylla 'Greyzi'), MONA LAVENDER® spur flower (Plectranthus 'Monalila'), double-flowering Cape jasmine (Tabernaemontana divaricata 'Flore Pleno'), blue trumpetvine (Thunbergia grandiflora).