Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
September 2018

September 2018: End of summer blooms (new for September are in bold type):

Abelia, Abutilon, Acanthus mollis (“Bear’s Breeches”), Agapanthus, Alstroemeria, Amaryllis belladonna, Anemone (var. japonica), Anemopsis californica, Angelica, Aloe, Anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), Aquilegia, Aralia, Artemisia, Aster, Banksia spinulosa var. collina “Golden Candlesticks”, Bergenia, Biden, Brachyglottis, Brugmansia, Buddleja, Calandrinia, Callistemon (“Pink Bottlebrush”), Calycanthus aphrodite (“Sweet Bush”), Campanula, Cassia nemophila (“Desert Cassia”), Cestrum, Chiranthodendron pentadactylon (“Monkey’s Hand Tree”), Cistus (“Rock Rose”), Coleonema, Colletia ulicina, Corydalis, Corylopsis (“Pig’s Ear”), Cotinus (“Smoke Bush”), Crinum asiaticum, Crocosmia, Cuphea, Dahlias, Datura, Dianella, Dichroa febrifuga, Dietes (“Fortnight Lily”), Echium vulgare, Eupatorium purpureum (“Joe Pye Weed”), Erica, Erythrina herbacea (“Coral Bush”), Eucryphia, Fremontodendron californicum, Genista aetnensis (“Mt. Etna Broom”), Geranium (“Cranesbill”), Grevillea, Guara, Gunnera, Hardenbergia, Hebes, Helianthus, Hellebores, Heuchera, Hibiscus syriacus (“Rose of Sharon”), Houttuynia, Hydrangeas (“Oakleaf”, x seemanii, ‘Ayesha’), Hypericum (‘Hidcote’, ‘Rowallane’, “St. John’s Wort”), Impatiens glandulifera (“Himalayan balsam“), Inula, Iochroma, Justicia brandegeeana (“Shrimp Plant”), Knifophia, Mountain Laurel, Leonotis leonurus (“Lion’s Tail“), Leptospermum (“Tea Tree”), Ligularia, Canna Lilies, ‘Hercules’ Lilies, Linaria, Lobelia, Lomatia fraseri, Lonicera hildebrandiana (“Giant Burmese Honeysuckle”), Macleaya cordata “Plume Poppy”), Mahonia, Mathiasella, Mimulus, Nicotiana, Nymphaeaceae (“Water Lilies”), Passiflora ‘Coral Sea’, Penstemon, Persicaria, Philadelphus, Phlomis, Phymosia umbellata (“Mexican Bush Mallow”), Plumbago, Polygala, Poppies, Puya mirabilis, Roses, Rosemary, Salvias, Sambucus (“Elderberry Bush”), Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’, Symphytum (“Comfrey”), Thalictrum aquilegiifolium, Tibouchina urvilleana (“Princess Flower”), Trachelium, Tradescantia, Verbascum (“Mullein”), Verbena, Viburnum, Violets, and Westringia.

Colletia Ulicina in bloom…
Colletia ulicina

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