Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
January 2018

January 2018: The garden is starting to come alive. The Camellias are almost all out and very prolific. Other plants that are blooming include:

Abutilon, Allium, Banksia “Golden Candlesticks”, Biden, Caltha palustris (“Marsh Marigolds”), Chaenomeles (“Flowering Quince”), Chimonanthus luteus praecox (“Chinese New Year Tree”), Choysia, Colletia paradoxa, Cuphea, Tree Dahlia, Edgeworthia, Erica, Fuchsias, Geranium (“Cranesbill”), Grevillea, Hebes, Hellebores, Iris unguicularis (“Algerian Iris”), Knifophia, Leonitis leonoris, Luculia, Ligularia, ‘Hercules’ lilies, Nerine lilies, Loropetalum chinense (“Chinese Fringe Flower”), Mahonia, Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii (“Turkscap”), Omphalodes, Penstemon, Persicaria, Phymosia umbellata (“Mexican Bush Mallow”), early Rhododendrons, Salvias, Sarcococca saligna, Tagetes erecta (“Mexican marigold”), Teucrium, Tibouchina semidecandra (“Princess flower”), and Westringia.

Pictured: Three species of camellia.

Frank C Houser camellia  camellia  Camellia sinensis

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