Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
August 2016

August 2016: End of Summer bloom. Garden is alive with butterflies, frogs, fish, dragonflies, turtles, and hummingbirds

Notables include: abutilon, agapanthus, aloe, alstroemeria, anenomies, angelica, anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), asclepias (“Milkweed”), bidens, brugmansia, buddleia, calandrinia, caledendron, callistemon, calycanthus occidentalis (“Spice Bush”), campanula, canna lilies, cestrum, cistus, clematis, coral tree and bush, cosmos, cotyledon orbiculata (“Pig Ears”), crinodendron hookerianum, crinum, crocosmia, dahlias, daylilies, desfontainia spinosa (“Chilean Holly”), dichroa febrifuga, dierama (“Fairy Fishing Wand”), dietes bicolor (“Fortnight Lily”), echium, eucomis (“Pineapple Lily”), euphorbia, foxglove, fremontodendron, fuchsia, gaura, geraniums, geum, grevillea, hebe, helenium, helianthus (“Sunflowers”), heptacodium miconioides (“Seven Sons Plant”), ‘Hercules’ lilies, houttuynia, hymenocallis narcissiflora (“Peruvian Daffodil”), impatiens glandulifera, iochroma, kniphofia, leonitis leonoris, leucospermum, lineria, lonicera, loropetalum, mackaya bella (“Forest Bell Bush”), macleaya cordata (“Plume Poppy”), mandevilla, matilija poppy, monarda (“Bee Balm”), nicotiana, roses, salvia, sambucus, senecio cineraria (“Dusty Miller”), symphytum (“Comfrey”), verbena, water lilies, watsonia, and westringia.

Photos, left to right: Ptilotis, Asiatic Lily, Brugmansia.

Ptilotus Exaltatus at Western Hills Garden Asiatic Lilies at Western Hills Garden Brugmansia at Western Hills Garden

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