Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
July 2016

July 2016: Summer bloom continues. Garden is alive with butterflies, frogs, fish, dragonflies, and hummingbirds.

Notables include: aloe, abutilon, agapanthus, alstroemeria, anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), bidens, billbergia, Mt. Etna broom, brugmansia, buddleia, calandrinia, calycanthus occidentalis (“Spice Bush”), campanula, canna lilies, cantua, cestrum, chiranthodendron pentadactylon (“Monkey’s Hand Tree”), cistus, clematis, conifers of all kinds, coral tree, cosmos, cotyledon orbiculata (“Pig Ears”), crinum, dahlias, daylilies, desfontainia spinosa (“Chilean Holly”), dichroa febrifuga, dierama (“Fairy Fishing Wand”), dietes bicolor (“Fortnight Lily”), dyckia, echium, euphorbia, filipendula, foxglove, fuchsia, geraniums, geum, grevillea, hebe, helianthus (“Sunflowers””), ‘Hercules’ lilies, houttuynia, Macleaya cordata (“Plume Poppy”), Pitkin Marsh Lily, puya alpestris, rose campion, roses, salvia, sambucus, senecio cineraria (“Dusty Miller”), symphytum (“Comfrey”), teucrium, verbena, viburnum, water lilies, watsonia, and westringia.

Photos: Blue Puya, Pitkin Marsh Lily, Monkey Hand Tree, Abutilon Tiger Eye.

Pitkin Marsh Lily at Western Hills Garden
Abutilon Tiger Eye at Western Hills Garden
Blue Puya at Western Hills Garden
Monkey Hand Tree at Western Hills Garden

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