Chicago Botanic Garden

What's in Bloom

What's in Bloom at the Chicago Botanic Garden

Education Greenhouses — July 7, 2014

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Bulbine frutescens

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Orchids (Dendrobium
Burana 'Pink No. 2')

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Pagoda flower
(Clerodendrum
paniculatum
'
Borneo Sunset')

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Tropical rose hydrangea
(Dombeya 'Seminole')

Arid Greenhouse: Showy wattle (Acacia decora), Acantocalycium glaucum, Adromischus poettnitzianus, Agave striata var nana – in spike, Aloe 'Christmas Carol', Aloe 'Delta Delights', Aloe aff. nobilis, Aloe 'Jimmy', Aloe jacksonii, Aloe jucunda, Aloe 'Pink Blush', Sudanese red aloe (Aloe sinkatana 'Brick House'), ponytail palm (Beaucarnea recurvata), Bulbine frutescens, Capsicum annuum var. aviculare 'Tohono O'odham', Cephalocereus polylophus, sickle plant (Crassula falcata), Delosperma 'Jewel of Desert Peridot', Mexican gem (Echeveria elegans), Echeveria gibbiflora, Echeveria 'Perle Von Nurnberg', Echeveria 'Topsy Turvy' – in spike, various Echinopsis cactus with large showy flowers, including 'First Light', 'Los Angeles' and the species areboloi and calochlora, Eulophia callochroma, hybrid crown-of-thorns (Euphorbia 'Duang Heng', 'Welcome Home'), Euphorbia capuronii, Euphorbia croizatii, 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), Fenesteria aurantiaca, barrel cactus (Ferocactus emoryi), glaucus barrel cactus (Ferocactus glaucescens), Gasteria bicolor, pencil leaf gasteria (Gasteria caespitosa), Gasteria maculata, Gasteria liliputana, washboard plant (Haworthia tesellata), Haworthia tortuosa, Hildewintera aureospina,bellyache nettle-spurge (Jatropha gossypifolia), Kalanchoe blossfeldiana, Ledebouria ovalifolia, whitey cactus (Mammillaria geminispina), yellow butterfly vine (Mascagnia macroptera), Notocactus magnificus, 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'), sweet almond verbena (Aloysia virgata), 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'), Brugmansia insignis 'Dr. Seuss', fishtail palm (Chamaedorea metallica), yellow palm (Chrysalidocarpus lutescens), musical note plant (Clerodendrum incisum var. macrosiphon), pagoda flower (Clerodendrum paniculatum 'Borneo Sunset'), Java glory vine (Clerodendrum x speciosum), Codiaeum variegatum var. pictum 'Dreadlocks'), Costus 'Hot Lips, 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), firebush (Hamelia patens var. glabra), hanging lobster claws (Heliconia rostrata), orange tropical hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Erin Rachel'), red orange tropical hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'Mrs. Jimmy Spangler'), white tropical hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis 'White Wings'), fringed hibiscus (Hibiscus schizopetalus 'El Capitolio'), spindle palm (Hyophorbe verschaffeltii), spicy jatropha (Jatropha integerrima), Mexican honeysuckle (Justicia spicigera), gold finger (Juanulla aurantiaca), Brazilian plume flower (Justicia carnea 'Radiant'), Leea coccinea, banana (Musa x paradisiaca), firespike bush (Odontonema strictum 'Panama Purple'), many beautiful orchids including various Cattleya, Ceratostylis retisquana, Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Doritis, Oncidium Sharry Baby 'Sweet Fragrance', Phalanopsis, Vanda,and orchids; red passionvine (Passiflora vitifolia), golden candle plant (Pachystachys lutea), cardinal's guard (Pachystachys spicata), Panama rose (Rondeletia leucophylla), shrubby white vein (Sanchezia speciosa), Scuttelaria 'Scooter Flame', hairy necklace pod (Sophora tomentosa var. occidentalis), Hawaiian sunset vine (Stictocardia beraviensis), giant pinwheel flower (Tabernaemontana holstii), cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao), Vriesia fenestralis, beehive ginger (Zingiber spectabile).

Semitropical Greenhouse: AMINA® PRINCESS LILIES® Peruvian Lily (Alstroemeria 'Zapriamin'), PRINCESS IVANA® PeruvianLily (Alstroemeria 'Staprivane'), INTICANCHA SUNLIGHT® Peruvian lily (Alstroemeria 'Tessunlight'), yellow kangaroo paw (Anigozanthus cv.), 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'), 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'), nong nooch vine (Petraeovitex bambusetorum), scarlet leadwort (Plumbago indica), double-flowering Cape jasmine (Tabernaemontana divaricata 'Flore Pleno'), blue trumpetvine (Thunbergia grandiflora).