Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
August–September 2017

August–Sept. 2017: Late summer bloom is on… Crinum asiaticum, Colletia ulicina, and Hydrangeas are the stars.

The garden is blooming: abelia, abutilon, acanthus (“bear’s breeches”), agapanthus, aloe, alstromeria, anemone hupehensis, anemopsis californica, angelica, anigozanthos (“kangaroo paws”), artemisia, belladonna, berberis, bergenia, bidens, billbergia, Mt. Aetna broom, brugmansia, buddleia, callistemon (“pink bottlebrush”), calandrinia, campanula, canna, cestrum, cistus, clematis, clivia, colletia ulicina, coral tree and bush, correa, corylus, cosmos, crinum, cuphea, dahlia, daylily, dichroa, dierama (“fairy fishing wand”), dietes grandiflora (“fortnight lily”), echinops, echium, euphorbia, eutrochium purpureum¬† (“Joe Pye weed”), foxglove, fremontodendron, fuchsia (“Aborense” and others), geraniums (maderense and maculatum), geum, grasses (“Blue Fescue” and others), grevillea, hebe, helianthemum, heptacodium miconioides (“seven-son flower”), heuchera, hibiscus (“Rose of Sharon”), houttuynia, hydrangea, hypericum (“St. John’s Wort”), Himalayan impatiens, inula, iochroma, knifophia, lamprocapnos (“bleeding heart”), Alexandrian laurel, lavender, leonotis leonurus, leptospermum (“tea tree”), leucospermun, ligularia ‘Britt Marie’, ‘Hercules’ lilies, linaria, lithodora, lobelia, lonicera trifoliate, macleaya cordata (“plume poppy”), Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii (“Turkscap”), mathiasella, matilija poppies, mullein, nicotiana, oenothera, oregano, palms, tree peony, phlomis, phormium, phygelius (“Cape fuchsia”), pieris, polemonium (“Jacob’s ladder”), poppies, pulmonaria, rose campion, roses, rosemary, salvia, sarcococca, h. seemanii (“climbing hydrangeas”), senecio, silene, smoke bush, snapdragon, sweet pea, symphytum (“comfrey”), teucrium, tiarella, tibouchina urvilleana, trachelium caeruleum, transcendentia, verbascum, verbena, viburnum, water lilies, watsonia, westringia.

Photos: Crinum asiaticum, Hydrangea aspera “Plum Passion”, Colletia ulicina.

colletia at Western Hills Garden
crinium at Western Hills Garden
plum passion hydrangea at Western Hills Garden

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