Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
June 2018

June 2018: Lots of early summer blooms (new for June are in bold type):

Abelia, Abutilon, Aesculus, Ajuga ‘Catlin’s Giant’, Alstroemeria, Anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), Aquilegia, Aristea ecklonii, Arum, Azalea Orientalis, Banksia spinulosa var. collina “Golden Candlesticks”, Berberis, Bergenia, Berschornia, Biden, Billbergia, Boronia megastigma ‘Jack Maguire’s Red’, Buttercup, Callistemon pityoides (“Alpine Bottlebrush”), Camassia leichtlinii ‘alba’, Calycanthus aphrodite (“Sweet Bush”), Campanula, Cantua buxifolia (“Sacred Flower of the Andes”), Cassia nemophila, Ceanothus, Cestrum, Chaenomeles (“Flowering Quince”), Chiranthodendron pentadactylon (“Monkey’s Hand Tree”), Choisya, Cistus (“Rock Rose”), Coleonema, Cornus Capitata (“Himalayan Dogwood”), Corydalis, Cuphea, Cytisus ‘Lena’, Davidia involucrata (“Dove Tree”), Deutzia, Digitalis (“Foxglove”), Echium vulgare, Erica, Eomecon chionantha(“Chinese Snow Poppy”), Freemontodendron californicum, Geranium (“Cranesbill”), Geranium maderense, Grevillea, Guara, Gunnera, Hardenbergia, Hebes, Hellebores, Heuchera, Climbing Hydrangea x seemanii, Hypericum ‘Hidcote’, Iochroma, Iris various, Justicia rizzinii (“Brazilian Fuschia”), Knifophia, Leptospermum (“Tea Tree”), Leucojum aestivum (“Summer Snowflake”), Libertia, Ligularia, Lilac, ‘Hercules’ lilies, Lomandra, Loropetalum chinense (“Chinese Fringe Flower”), Lunaria, Lupin, Lychnis coronaria (“Rose Campion”), Bigleaf Magnolia, Mahonia, Manzanita, Mathiasella, Melaleuca, Melianthus major (“Honeybush”), Mimulus, Muscari (“Grape Hyacinth”), Myosotis (“Forget-Me-Not”), Nasturtiums, Nicotiana, Omphalodes, Osmanthus, Passiflora (“Passion Flower”), Penstemon, Peony, Persicaria, Philadelphus, Phlomis, Phormium, Phygelius (“Cape Fuchsia”), Phylica pubescens (“Featherhead Bush”), Physocarpus, Pittosporum napaulense (“Golden Fragrance”), Plumbago, Polygala, Poncirus trifoliata “Flying Dragon”), Poppies, Prostanthera (“Mint Bush”), Pseudocydonia, Pulmonaria, Puya chilensis, Ranunculus, Rhododendron ‘Mi Amor’, Rhodotypos, Rosemary, Salvias, Sambucus (“Elderberry Bush”), Sarcococca, Silene coronaria (“Rose Campion”), Symphytum (“Comfrey”), Teucrium, Tiarella, Tradescantia, Viburnum, Violets, Wachendorfia, Watsonia, Weigela, Westringia, and Wisteria.

Cornus capitata—Himalayan Dogwood—
is blooming and beautiful.
cornus capitata in bloom

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