What’s In Bloom: July

What you could see in July at the Botanical Garden

Globba globulifera

Globba globulifera

Philippine Lily, Lilium formosanum

Philippine Lily, Lilium formosanum

Gaillardia in the Butterfly Garden

Gaillardia in the Butterfly Garden

Purple Cone Flower, Echinacea purpurea

Purple Cone Flower, Echinacea purpurea

Ginger Curcuma 'Scarlet Fever'

Ginger Curcuma 'Scarlet Fever'

Ginger Hedychium 'Dr Moy' in the Butterfly Garden

Ginger Hedychium 'Dr Moy' in the Butterfly Garden

Costus 'Tico Sunrise' in the Tropical Garden

Costus 'Tico Sunrise' in the Tropical Garden

Dancing Girl Ginger, Globba schomburgkii, in the Tropical Garden

Dancing Girl Ginger, Globba schomburgkii, in the Tropical Garden

Ginger Hedychium coccineum

Ginger Hedychium coccineum

Hedychium 'Kong' in the Tropical Garden

Hedychium 'Kong' in the Tropical Garden

Hedychium 'Tai Monarch' in the Tropical Garden

Hedychium 'Tai Monarch' in the Tropical Garden

Hedychium 'Thai Orange' in the Tropical Garden

Hedychium 'Thai Orange' in the Tropical Garden

Hidden Lily Curcuma 'Ribbon' in the Tropical Garden

Hidden Lily Curcuma 'Ribbon' in the Tropical Garden

Queen Lily, Curcuma petiolata, in the Tropical Garden

Queen Lily, Curcuma petiolata, in the Tropical Garden

Maiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis

Maiden Grass, Miscanthus sinensis

The Japanese Garden in July

The Japanese Garden in July

The Palm Garden in July

The Palm Garden in July

Large Staghorn Fern in the Palm Garden

Large Staghorn Fern in the Palm Garden

The Palm Garden in July

The Palm Garden in July

Luffa in the PLANO Garden

Luffa in the PLANO Garden

A Meyer Lemon tree in the PLANO Garden

A Meyer Lemon tree in the PLANO Garden

A Papaya tree in the PLANO Garden

A Papaya tree in the PLANO Garden

Pepper bush in the PLANO Garden

Pepper bush in the PLANO Garden

Anisocanthus in the Woody Ornamental Garden

Anisocanthus in the Woody Ornamental Garden

Golden St. John's Wort, Hypericum frondosum, 'Sunburst' in the Woody Ornamental Garden

Golden St. John's Wort, Hypericum frondosum, 'Sunburst' in the Woody Ornamental Garden

Summer Chocolate Mimosa, Albezia julbrissin, in the Woody Ornamental Garden

Summer Chocolate Mimosa, Albezia julbrissin, in the Woody Ornamental Garden

TWEETS FROM THE PARK:

CITY PARK FACTS:

The land where City Park sits was once part of the Allard Plantation. J. McDonough acquired the plantation from Allard in 1845 and the land was given to New Orleans in 1850.