What’s In Bloom: August

What you could see in August at the Botanical Garden

Bush Morning Glory, Ipomoea carnea

Bush Morning Glory, Ipomoea carnea

Pink Stachytarpheta

Pink Stachytarpheta

Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea

Curcuma ëTropicaisí

Curcuma ëTropicaisí

Hedychium ëSherry Babyí

Hedychium ëSherry Babyí

Fiddle-leaf Plumeria, Plumeria pudica

Fiddle-leaf Plumeria, Plumeria pudica

Ginger Tropical Tahitian Bridal Veil, Gibasis geniculata

Ginger Tropical Tahitian Bridal Veil, Gibasis geniculata

Zingiber ëTwice as Niceí

Zingiber ëTwice as Niceí

Fire Bush, Hamelia patens

Fire Bush, Hamelia patens

Victoria Water Lily, Victoria amazonica

Victoria Water Lily, Victoria amazonica

The Shade Garden in August

The Shade Garden in August

Blue Star Bearís Foot Fern, Polypodium aureum

Blue Star Bearís Foot Fern, Polypodium aureum

Flamingo Flower, Justicia carnea

Flamingo Flower, Justicia carnea

Painted Fingernail Bromeliad, Neoregelia spectabilis

Painted Fingernail Bromeliad, Neoregelia spectabilis

TWEETS FROM THE PARK:

CITY PARK FACTS:

Dedicated in the memory of Angele M. Langles for her gift to the park, the Langles Bridge (1902) behind Casino Building is a popular for spot for wedding ceremonies and landscape painters. Angele and her mother died on the morning of July 4, 1898 when the French steamboat, La Bourgogne, sank after colliding with a British ship in the North Atlantic.