Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming?

July 2017: Summer bloom is on. The Coral Tree, Hydrangeas, and Mt. Aetna Broom are stars. The “Monkeyhand Trees” and Blue Puyas are still blooming.

The garden is blooming: abutilon, acanthus (“bear’s breeches”), aloe, alstromeria, anemopsis californica, angelica, anigozanthos (“kangaroo paws”), artemisia, berberis, bergenia, bidens, billbergia, boronia ‘Carousel’, Mt. Aetna broom, brugmansia, buddleia, callistemon (“pink bottlebrush”), calandrinia, campanula, canna, cestrum, chiranthodendron pentadactylon (“monkey hand”), cistus, clematis, clivia, correa, corylus, crinum, cuphea, dahlia, daylily, dichroa, dierama (“fairy fishing wand”), dietes grandiflora (“fortnight lily”), dychia, echium, euphorbia, filipendula, foxglove, fremontodendron, fuchsia (“Aborense” and others), geraniums (maderense and maculatum), geum, grasses (“Blue Fescue” and others), grevillea, hebe, helianthemum, heuchera, houttuynia, hydrangea, hypericum (“St. John’s Wort”), Himalayan impatiens, iochroma, knifophia, lamprocapnos (“bleeding heart”), Alexandrian laurel, lavender, leptospermum (“tea tree”), leucospermun, ‘Hercules’ lilies, Pitkin marsh lily, linaria, lithodora, lobelia, lonicera trifoliate, mackaya bella, macleaya cordata (“plume poppy”), mathiasella, matilija poppies, mullein, nicotiana, palms, tree peony, phlomis, phormium, physocarpus (“Ninebark”), pieris, polemonium (“Jacob’s ladder”), poppies, pulmonaria, blue puya (P. alpestris), rose campion, roses, rosemary, salvia, sarcococca, h. seemanii (“climbing hydrangeas”), senecio, silene, smoke bush, snapdragon, sweet pea, symphytum (“comfrey”), teucrium, tiarella, transcendentia, verbascum, verbena, viburnum, water lilies, watsonia, westringia.

Photos: Mt. Aetna Broom, Blue Puya, Mackaya Bella, Fortnight Lily.

Blue Puya at Western Hills Garden
Fortnight Lily at Western Hills Garden
Mt. Aetna Broom at Western Hills Garden
Mackaya Bella at Western Hills Garden

Plants are also available for sale—see current favorites.

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