April

Blooming in April

The following is a partial list of flowering or fruiting plants located in Fairchild. Plants are grouped by area and listed alphabetically by scientific name, and include a common name when available and the location by plot number. You may refer to the plot map at the bottom of this page. Plot maps are also located at the Visitor Center at the entrance to Fairchild.

Arboretum

Botanical Name:
Brachychiton sp. ‘Garrads Nursery’
Plots:
Plot 30
Botanical Name:
Euphorbia punicea
Common Name:
Flame of Jamaica
Plots:
Plot 41, 50
Botanical Name:
Gustavia superba
Common Name:
Membrillo
Plots:
Plot 39, 152
Botanical Name:
Hibiscus storckii
Plots:
Plot 30
Botanical Name:
Plumeria ‘Singapore Dwarf Pink’
Plots:
Plot 30

Lin Lougheed Spiny Forest of Madagascar – Plot 31

Botanical Name:
Bauhinia monandra
Common Name:
Pink Bauhinia
Botanical Name:
Euphorbia viguieri var. viguieri
Botanical Name:
Pachypodium decaryi
Botanical Name:
Pachypodium rosulatum
Botanical Name:
Uncarina grandidieri
Common Name:
Mouse Trap Tree

Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden – Plot 19b

Botanical Name:
Anastraphia ilicifolia
Botanical Name:
Aristolochia littoralis
Common Name:
Calico Flower
Botanical Name:
Jatropha pauciflora subsp. haitensis
Botanical Name:
Justicia brandegeeana
Common Name:
Mexican Shrimp Plant
Botanical Name:
Melochia tomentosa
Common Name:
Teabush

Tropical Plant Conservatory & Rare Plant House

Botanical Name:
Alpinia rugosa
Botanical Name:
Aristolochia philippinensis
Common Name:
Barubo
Botanical Name:
Aristolochia salvadorensis
Common Name:
Darth Vader Flower
Botanical Name:
Costus acreanus
Botanical Name:
Dichorisandra penduliflora
Common Name:
Weeping Blue Ginger
Botanical Name:
Etlingera corneri
Common Name:
Siam Rose Ginger
Botanical Name:
Rhododendron ‘Simbu Sunset’
Botanical Name:
Rhododendron ‘Wild Child’
Botanical Name:
Ruellia chartacea
Common Name:
Red Shrimp Plant

Vine Pergola – Plot 4

Botanical Name:
Bauhinia bidentata
Common Name:
Pride of Selangor
Botanical Name:
Bauhinia madagascariensis
Botanical Name:
Petraeovitex bambusetorum
Common Name:
Nong Nooch Vine
Botanical Name:
Schlegelia parasitica
Botanical Name:
Thunbergia grandiflora
Common Name:
Bengal Creeper
X