Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming?

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

Plants are also available for sale—see current favorites.

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Western Hills Garden, 16250 Coleman Valley Road, Occidental CA 95465
Open Saturdays 10–4 beginning February 10 for the 2018 season, plus Tuesdays and Thursdays by appointment.