Pu's Huntington page>Chinese Garden>Plants in the GardenP

Plants in Chinese Garden



(Mei Hua)
Prunus mume , Rosaceae
(Japanese Flowering Plum, Japanese Flowering Apricot)
Flowers in white, pale pink or hot pink before leafout; single and double; bloom Dec. to Jan.
China, Korea, Japan


(Tao Hua)
Prunus persica, Rosaceae
(Flowering Peach)

Flowers in different colors late Jan. to Mar;
small inedible fruits
China




(Ri Ben Ying Hua)
Prunus serrulata 'Pink Cloud' , Rosaceae
(Pink Cloud Flwering Cherry)

Bright pink single flowers hang in clusters; bloom in Feb.
Japan


Pinus canariensis, Pinaceae
(Canary Island Pine)

New needles bluish green, old needles dark green
Evergreen
Canary Islands




(He Song)
Pinus thunbergii , Pinaceae
(Japanese Black Pine)

Stiff, bright green needles
Takes artistic pruning well
Evergreen
Japan, South Korea
Pinus torreyana, Pinaceae
(Torrey Pine, Del Mar Pine)

The rarest pine in US
Evergreen
Coastal San Diego and Santa Rosa Island




(Wu Zhu)
Phyllostachys nigra, Poaceae
(Black Bamboo)

Running bamboo
Evergreen


(Hua Ye Hai Tong)
Pittosporum tobira variegata , Pittosporaceae
(Variegated Mock Orange)

small creamy white fragrant flowers
Blooms in spring-early summer
China, Japan


Back to the Garden


Copyright for the photos in the gallery belongs to Pu Chen. Image may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the permission of the photographer.