Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
May 2016

May 2016: Spring flowers are still blooming. New arrivals around the pond are Deutzia magicien and Wachendorfia. Garden is alive with butterflies, frogs, fish, dragonflies, and hummingbirds.

Notables include: abutilon, ajuga, allium, anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), aquilegia, azalea, banksia, berberis, bergenia, boronia, broom (white and red), buddleia, buttercup, callas, camellias, cantua, ceanothus, cercis (“redbud”), flowering cherry, chionanthus retusus (“Chinese Fringe Tree”), choisya, clematis, clianthus (“lobster claw”), daffodils, davidia involucrata (“Dove Tree”), deutzia, echium, edgeworthia, erica, euphorbia, fuchsia, geraniums (maderense and maculatum), geum, grevillea, hardenbergia, helianthemum, hellebores, homeria, climbing hydrangeas, iris (Pacific and Japanese), kerria, ‘Hercules’ lilies, leucadendron, libertia, lonicera trifoliate, lunaria, lupin, magnolias, marsh marigolds, mathiasella, melianthus, omphalodes, pieris, polemonium (“Jacob’s Ladder”), puya chilensis, quince, rhododendrons, japanese rose ‘Lady Banksia’, some salvia, sarcococca, scilla, symphytum (“comfrey”), teucrium, tree peonies, verbena, viburnum, wachendorfia, weigela, westringia, wisteria.

white wisteria at Western Hills Garden
 
homeria at Western Hills Garden
Marshall's azalea at Western Hills Garden
 
maple at Western Hills Garden

Clockwise from top left: Marshall’s azalea, white wisteria, homeria, maple

Western Hills Garden, 16250 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental CA 95465