Featured Plant      

                                                                             
Solandra maxima    golden chalice vine    located in the Vine Pergola

                                                                                                                                       

Blooming in January

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:
 Acacia species
Common Name:

Plot:
3a

Botanical Name:
Aloysia virgata
Common Name:
sweet almond bush
Plots:
33, 49

Botanical Name:
Alvaradoa amorphoides
Common Name:

Plot:
48

Botanical Name:
 Arachnothryx leucophylla
Common Name:

Plots:
24, 49, 57a

Botanical Name:
Bougainvillea x 'Natalie #6'
Common Name:

Plot:
3a

Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia densifolia
Common Name:
serpentine hill raintree
Plots:
5, 50

Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia grandiflora ssp. grandiflora
Common Name:

Plot:
5

Botanical Name:
Cananga odorata
Common Name:
ylang ylang
Plots:
17, 57a

Botanical Name:
Clusia lanceolata
Common Name:
porcelain flower
Plots:
41, 49

Botanical Name:
Dombeya species & cultivars
Common Name:

Plots:
 35, 57a, 57b

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia leucocephala
Common Name:
little Christmas flower
Plot:
41

Botanical Name:
Euphorbia punicea
Common Name:
flame of Jamaica
Plots:
8, 50

Botanical Name:
Exostema ixoroides
Common Name:

Plot:
24

Botanical Name:
*Fouqueria splendens
Common Name:
ocotillo
Plot:
6

Botanical Name:
Galphimia gracilis
Common Name:
thryallis
Plot:
33

Botanical Name:
*Hamelia patens
Common Name:
firebush
Plots:
3a, 30, 35

Botanical Name:
Hibiscus species
Common Name:

Plots:
33, 35, 55a

Botanical Name:
*Holmskioldia sanguinea
Common Name:
Chinese hat plant
Plots:
 3a, 143

Botanical Name:
Macaranga grandifolia
Common Name:
coral tree
Plots:
43, 44, 50

Botanical Name:
Montanoa atriplicifolia
Common Name:

Plot:
148

Botanical Name:
Pachira aquatica
Common Name:
Guiana-chestnut
Plots:
18, 58

Botanical Name:
Parmentiera species
Common Name:
candle-tree
Plot:
29

Botanical Name:
Pavonia bahamensis
Common Name:
Bahama swamp bush
Plots:
26, 35

Botanical Name:
Phaleria perrottetiana
Common Name:

Plot:
30

Botanical Name:
Pittosporum moluccanum
Common Name:

Plot:
21

Botanical Name:
Plumeria pudica
Common Name:
bridal bouquet
Plots:
14

Botanical Name:
Pogonopus speciosus
Common Name:
chorcha de gallo
Plot:
24

Botanical Name:
Portlandia coccinea x grandiflora 'Mary's Blush'
Common Name:

Plot:
20

Botanical Name:
Portlandia grandiflora
Common Name:
bell flower
Plots:
8, 25

Botanical Name:
Ruprechtia coriacea
Common Name:

Plot:
25

Botanical Name:
Spathodea campanulata
Common Name:
African tulip tree
Plot:
29

Botanical Name:
Strobilanthes cusia
Common Name:
Assam indigo
Plots:
49, 50

Botanical Name:
Tabernaemontana pachysiphon
Common Name:

Plot:
41

* Good location to see hummingbirds

Vine Pergola

Botanical Name:
Aristolochia maxima
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Centratherum punctatum
Common Name:
larkdaisy
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Clerodendrum splendens
Common Name:
bleeding heart vine
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Combretum aubletii
Common Name:
monkey's brush
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Eranthemum pulchellum
Common Name:
blue sage
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Onoseris alata
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Prestonia mollis
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Pyrostegia venusta
Common Name:
flame vine
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Rhytidophyllum tomentosum
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Saritaea magnifica
Common Name:
purple Bignonia
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Schlegelia parasitica
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Solandra grandiflora
Common Name:
chalice vine
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Solandra maxima
Common Name:
golden chalice vine
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Thunbergia grandiflora
Common Name:
Bengal creeper
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Wagatea spicata
Common Name:
candy corn plant
Plots:

Rare Plant House & Tropical Plant Conservatory


Botanical Name:
Costus malortieanus
Common Name:
step ladder plant
Plots:


Botanical Name:
Heliconia chartacea 'Sexy Pink'
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Herrania umbratica
Common Name:

Plots:



Botanical Name:
Ouratea theophrasta
Common Name:

Plots:


Botanical Name:
Psychotria poeppigiana
Common Name:

Plots:



Botanical Name:
Ruellia colorata
Common Name:

Plots:


Lisa D. Anness Butterfly Garden
Plot 19b



Botanical Name:
 Asclepias curassavica
Common Name:
milkweed
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Calliandra haematocephala 'Nana'
Common Name:

Plots:





Botanical Name:
Calotropis gigantea
Common Name:
 giant milkweed
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Chromolaena species
Common Name:

Plots:





Botanical Name:
Conoclinium coelestinum
Common Name:
blue mistflower
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Galactia striata
Common Name:
 Florida hammock milkpea
Plots:





Botanical Name:
*Justicia brandegeeana
Common Name:
shrimp plant
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Koanophyllon villosum
Common Name:
shrub Eupatorium
Plots:





Botanical Name:
 Lantana involucrata
Common Name:
wild sage
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Nashia inaguensis
Common Name:
moujean tea
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Salvia coccinea
Common Name:
tropical sage
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Senna nitida
Common Name:

Plots:





Botanical Name:
Senna polyphylla
Common Name:
 desert senna
Plots:





Botanical Name:
Varronia bullata ssp. humilis
Common Name:
butterfly sage
Plots:


Lowlands

Botanical Name:
Acacia pinetorum
Common Name:
pineland acacia
Plot:
176





Botanical Name:
Bourreria cassinifolia
Common Name:
pineland strongbark
Plot:
176




Botanical Name:
Brunfelsia densifolia
Common Name:
serpentine hill raintree
Plot:
164




Botanical Name:
Buxus vahlii
Common Name:
Vahl's boxwood
Plot:
158




Botanical Name:
Callicarpa americana
Common Name:
beautyberry (fruit)
Plot:
176




Botanical Name:
Croton discolor
Common Name:

Plot:
158




Botanical Name:
Croton linearis
Common Name:
pineland croton
Plot:
97b




Botanical Name:
Euphorbia gymnonota
Common Name:

Plot:
164




Botanical Name:
Euphorbia punicea
Common Name:
 flame of Jamaica
Plot:
158




Botanical Name:
Melochia tomentosa
Common Name:
woolly pyramidflower
Plots:
164, 176




Botanical Name:
Pityopsis graminifolia
Common Name:
silk-grass
Plot:
176




Botanical Name:
Plumeria subsessilis
Common Name:

Plot:
158




Botanical Name:
Solanum conocarpum
Common Name:

Plot:
158




Botanical Name:
Thespesia grandiflora
Common Name:

Plots:
92, 96




Botanical Name:
Tournefortia staminea
Common Name:

Plot:
158




Botanical Name:
Turnera diffusa
Common Name:
damiana
Plot:
164


Photos by Arielle Simon/FTBG

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