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SDBG Plant ListSDBG Plant List
The SDBG Plant List is in alphabetical order by botanical name.

A | B | C | D - E | F - H | I - K | L - N | O - P | Q - R | S | T - Z

What's in Bloom and Plant of the Month

Also see Plant of the Month List

Visit the Docent's Cumulative Index

February Bloom

 

 

 

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For full plant views and brief descriptions,
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Photos: Rachel Cobb, Allan Dodds, Herb Knufken, Norma McAfee, Sally Sandler

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Botanical Name
Common Name

Where in the Garden

Abutilon indicum
Indian Mallow Palm Canyon
  Abutilon palmeri Indian Mallow Hamilton Children's Garden

  Acacia acanthoclada Harrow Wattle Australian Garden





Acacia aneura



 
Mulga Tree


Hamilton Children’s Garden


water smart logoTree
 
Acacia glaucoptera
Flat Wattle or
Clay Wattle
Australian Garden





Acacia iteaphylla




Willow Wattle


Hamilton Children’s Garden

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Acacia pendula



Acacia pendula

Plant of the Month



Weeping Acacia


Near Admissions Building

January



Acacia podalyriifolia




Queensland
Silver Wattle


Hamilton Children’s Garden




Acacia redolens
‘Desert Carpet’


 
Dwarf
Prostrate Acacia

Fire Safety Garden,
Hamilton Children’s Garden

water smart logoGround Cover




Acacia stenophylla


 
Shoestring Acacia

Hamilton Children’s
Garden

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May



Acanthus mollis




Bear's breech


Mediterranean Garden
and Canary Island area


February



Acca
(Feijoa) sellowiana


 
Pineapple Guava

Subtropical Fruit Garden,
Hamilton Children’s Garden


 
Acer paxii

Evergreen Maple

Himalayan Garden

 
Acnistus arborescens

Hollowheart or
Wild Tabbaco

Himalayan Garden

 
Acokanthera oppositifolia

Poison Bush

African Bank
 
Adenanthos sericeus

Woolly Bush

Australian Garden
February



Adenostoma fasciculatum

Plant of the Month


 
Chamise

Native Plants and
Native People Trail


 
Aechmea calyculata

Vase Plant

South American Garden
and Palm Canyon
January



Aechmea cultivar


 
Aechmea Bromeliad

Tropical Rain Forest



 
Aechmea fasciata

Silver Vase or
Urn Plant

Palm Canyon

 
Aechmea sphaerocephala


Urn Plant

Palm Canyon
 
Aechmeae sp.

Bromeliad

Lawn Garden Areas

February



Aeonium
‘Zwartkop’, ‘Cyclops’
& ‘Sunburst’


 
Aeonium


Mediterranean Garden,
Canary Islands Garden,
Undersea Succulent Garden

water smart logoSucculents

June



Agapanthus hybrids



 
Lily of the Nile,
Agapanthus


African Garden
, Herb Garden,
Hamilton Children’s Garden


 
Agapanthus

'Storm Cloud'

Lily of the Nile

Hamilton Children’s Garden


February



Agave spp.
(many species and
varieties)


 
Agave

New World Desert Garden,
Hamilton Children’s Garden

water smart logoSucculents

February



Agave attenuata

Plant of the Month




 
Foxtail Agave

Mexican Garden,
Fire Safety Garden

water smart logoSucculents

February



Agave bracteosa


 
Squid Agave

New World Desert Garden

water smart logoSucculents





Agave geminiflora


 
Twin-flowered Agave

New World Desert Garden


water smart logoSucculents




Agave parryi
var truncate



 
Parry’s Agave

New World Desert Garden


water smart logoSucculents
 
Agave salmiana ferox

Maguey De Pulque


Overflow Parking Area

 
Agonis flexuosa

'After Dark'


Peppermint Tree

Australian Garden
 
Ajuga sp.

Bugle

Lawn Garden

 
Alectryon excelsus

Titoki

New Zealand Garden

 
Aleurites moluccana


Candlenut

Bamboo Garden
Aloe arborescens



Aloe arborescens


Plant of the Month



 
Candelabra Aloe

Lawn Garden,
Old World Desert Garden,
Seeds of Wonder
Children’s Garden

water smart logoSucculents
February



Aloe spp.
(many species and
varieties)

Plant of the Month


 
Aloe

Old World Desert,
Hamilton Children’s
Garden

water smart logoSucculents

February



Aloe barbarae
(Aloe bainesii)



 
Tree Aloe

Old World Desert Garden

water smart logoSucculents

February



Aloe capitata


 
Aloe

Madagascar Garden
Fire Safety Garden

water smart logoSucculents




Aloe ferox



 
Bitter Aloe, Red Aloe,
Cape Aloe


Old World Desert Garden

water smart logoSucculents

 
Aloe kedongensis

Kenyan Aloe

African Garden,
Australian Garden

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Succulents


 
Aloe lutescens

Aloe

South African Garden

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Aloe marlothii


 
Flat-flowered Aloe


Old World Desert Garden

water smart logoSucculents

 
Aloe pseudorubroviolacea

Arabian Aloe

African Garden,
Australian Garden
 
Aloe rubroviolacea

Yemen Aloe

African Garden,
Australian Garden
 
Aloe schelpei


Ethiopian Aloe

African Garden,
Australian Garden
February



Aloe striata


 
Coral Aloe


Old World Desert Garden

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Aloe vanbalenii


 
Van Balen’s Aloe


Old World Desert Garden

water smart logoSucculents

February



Aloe vera


 
Medicinal Aloe


Old World Desert Garden

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Aloe wickensii


Aloe

Old World Desert Garden

water smart logoSucculents

February



Alpinia zerumbet


 
Shell Ginger


Palm Canyon





Alstroemeria ‘Casablanca’


 
Casablanca Alstroemeria
or Peruvian Lily


Larabee House

February



Alstroemeria ssp.

Plant of the Month




 
Peruvian Lily


Lawn Garden,
Larabee House,
South American Garden

 

 
Alternanthera dentata


Joseph's Coat or Joyweed


Lawn Garden
February



Alyogyne huegelii



 
Blue Hibiscus


Australian Garden,
Hamilton Children’s Garden

 
Alyxia ruscifolia

Chainfruit

Australian Garden
 
Amaryllis belladona

Naked Lady

South African Garden

 
Anagallis arvensis

Scarlet Pimpernel

Native Plants,
Native Peoples Trail
 
Anemone hupehensis

Japanese anemone

Lawn House
February



Antigonon leptopus



 
Coral Vine


New World
Desert Garden





Anigozanthos
(many varieties)



 
Kangaroo Paws


Australian Garden

 
Annona cherimola

Cherimoya

Sub Tropical Fruit Garden





Arbutus ‘Marina’



 
Marina Madrone


Hamilton
Children’s Garden

 
Anthurium sp.

Flamingo Flower

Mediterranean Garden,
South American Garden

 
Antirrhinum nuttallianum

Snapdragon, Nuttall's

Native Plants,
Native Peoples Trail
 
Aphanopetalum resinosum

Gum Vine

Australian Garden
 
Araucaria bidwillii

Bunya Pine

Tropical Rain Forest
 
Arbutus
x
andrachnoides
'Marina'

Strawberry Tree

Hamilton Children’s Garden
Arbutus unedo



Arbutus unedo



 
Strawberry Tree


Mexican Garden/
Walled Garden





Arctostaphylos
‘Howard McMinn




‘Sunset’ &
‘Carmel Sur’


California Gardenscapes

Del Mar Manzanita



Arctostaphylos glandulosa
ssp. crassifolia

Plant of the Month





Del Mar Manzanita


Overlook Natural Area,
Native Plants,
Native Peoples Trail,
California Gardenscapes





Arctotis spp.





African Daisy


Lawn Garden,
African Garden,
South African Garden

 
Argemone corymbosa

Prickly Poppy

California Gardenscapes

 
Argemone sanguinea

Prickly Poppy

Herb Garden




Argyranthemum
(many varieties)





Marguerite Daisy


Along the coast most of
these are short-lived
perennials. Annuals can be seen in several gardens

 
Aristea ecklonii

Blue stars

African Garden,
Australian Garden

Del Mar Manzanita


Aristolochia gigantea

Plant of the Month




Giant
Dutchman’s Pipe,
Giant Pelican Flower


Herb Garden

 
Armeria maritima
'Joy Stick'

Sea Thrift

Herb Garden
February



Artemisia californica



Coastal Sagebrush


Overlook Natural Area,
Native Plants,
Native Peoples Trail,
California Gardenscapes,
Herb Garden





Artemisia
‘Powis Castle’



Powis Castle
Artemisia


Hamilton Children’s
Garden

February



Asclepias curassavica



Tropical
Butterfly Flower
or Blood Flower


Bird & Butterfly Garden, Hamilton Children’s Garden

 
Asclepias physocarpa

Balloon Plant

Hamilton Children’s Garden
 
Asparagus asparagoides

Smilax Asparagus

Native Plants,
Native Peoples Trail
February



Athanasia acerosa



Coulter Bush


Old World Desert

 
Atriplex lentiformis ssp. breweri

Quail Bush

California Gardenscapes
 
Auranticarpa rhombifolium

Diamond Leaf Pittosporum

Australian Garden



Banner Photo: Rachel Cobb

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