Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
June 2019

June 2019: Summer is here! Spring blooms are gone, but Fuchsias, Lilies, “Dove Tree”, and Deutzia are out. Lots of texture and color in foliage—Maples, Cornus capitata, and Spruces are competing for attention (new for June are in bold type):

Abelia, Abutilon, Acers, Aesculus, Ajuga ‘Catlin’s Giant’, Alstroemeria, Anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), Anisodontea sp. ‘Strybing Beauty’, Aquilegia (“Columbine”), Arum, Azaleas, Banksia spinulosa var. collina “Golden Candlesticks‘, Berberis, Bergenia, Beschorneria yuccoides (“Red Bells Agave”), Biden, Billbergia, Boronia megastigma ‘Carousel’, Buttercup, Callistemon pityoides (“Alpine Bottlebrush”), Camassia leichtlinii ‘alba’, Camellias, Campanula, Cantua (“Sacred Flower of the Andes”), Carpenteria californica ‘Sean’s Clone’, Cassia nemophila, Ceanothus, Cercis (“Redbud”), Cestrum, Chaenomeles (“Flowering Quince”), Chiranthodendron pentadactylon (“Monkey’s Hand Tree”), Choisya, Cistus, Clematis, Clianthus puniceus (“Parrot’s Bill”), Coleonema (“Breath of Heaven”), Cornus capitata (“Himalayan Dogwood”), Corokia, Corydalis, Cotinus (“Smokebush”), Cuphea, Cytisus ‘Lena’, Davidia involucrata (“Dove Tree”), Deutzia (‘Magnifica’, ‘Magicien’), Dichroa febrifuga, Digitalis (“Foxglove”), Echium (“Pride of Madeira”, pininana, vulgare), Eomecon chionantha (“Chinese Snow Poppy”), Erica, Fremontodendron californicum (“Flannel Bush”), Fremontodendron californicum x pentadactylon, Fuchsias (arborescens, boliviana, fulgens, splendens), Geranium (“Cranesbill”), Grevillea, Guara, Gunnera, Hardenbergia violacea (‘Happy Wanderer’), Hebes, Helleborus (argutifolius, foetidus, orientalis), Heuchera, Homeria, Hydrangea x seemanii, Hypericum ‘Rowallane’, Iris (“Bearded”, confusa, ensata, foetidissima, “Louisiana”, sibirica), pseudocorus), Jasmine, Justicia rizzinii, Kniphoifa ‘Christmas Cheer’, Kerria, Lamium, English Laurel, Leucojum aestivum (“Summer Snowflake”), Libertia, Lilac, Canna Lilies, ‘Hercules’ Lilies, Linaria, Lobelia, Loropetalum chinense (“Chinese Fringe Flower“), Lupin, Lychnis coronaria (“Rose Campion”), Mahonia, Manzanita, Mathiasella, Melaleuca, Melianthus major (“Honey Bush”), Mimulus, Modiolastrum lateritium (“Trailing Mallow”), Myosotis (“Forget-me-nots”), Nasturtiums, Nicotiana, Omphalodes, Osmanthus, Pandorea, Passiflora ‘Coral Sea’, Penstemon, Persicaria, Philadelphus, Phlomis, Physocarpus, Pieris, Pittosporum napaulensis (“Golden Fragrance”, Pittosporum x ‘Sappy’, Plumbago, Polygala, Welsh Poppies, Prostanthera (“Mint Bush”, Protea, Pulmonaria, Ranunculus, Rhododendron, Rhodotypos, Ribes, Rosemary, Roses, Salvia, Sambucus (“Elderberry”), Sarcococca ruscifolia (“Fragrant Sweetbox”), Silene coronaria (“Rose Campion”), Symplocarpus foetidus (“Skunk Cabbage”), Symphytum (“Comfrey”), Tagetes erecta (“Mexican marigold”), Teucrium, Thalictrum, Tiarella, Trachycarpus fortunei (“Chinese Windmill Palm”), Tradescantia, Verbena, Viburnum, Violets, Wachendorfia, Water Lilies, Watsonia, Weigela, Westringia, and Wisteria

Cornus capitata—Himalayan Dogwood—is blooming and beautiful.
Cornus capitata

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