Opening/Closure Status

All outdoor gardens are currently open. The Conservatory and public restrooms remain closed, due to the closure of the U.S. Capitol campus buildings. Please monitor for updates on operating status. USBG resources can be accessed online, including educational materials, virtual tours, and online programs by visiting

Fiery spike

Aphelandra aurantiaca
Plant Botanical Name: 
Aphelandra aurantiaca
USBG Plant Location: 
Not in Bloom
Conservatory Room Location: