Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
July 2020

July 2020: Summer provides every shade of green. Abutilon, Alstroemeria, Fuchsias, Hydrangeas, and Lilies Philadelphus provide color. First Dahlias out. Cornus capitata and Puya alpestris are waning (new for July are in bold type):

Abelia, Abutilon, Acers, Agapanthus, Aloe, Alstroemeria, Anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), Anisodontea sp. ‘Strybing Beauty’, Arthropodium cirratum (“Renga Lily”), Asclepias (“Milkweed”), Astilbe, Azaleas, Banksia spinulosa var. collina “Golden Candlesticks”, Berberis, Bergenia, Beschorneria yuccoides (“Red Bells Agave”), Billbergia, Boronia megastigma ‘Carousel’, Calandrinia, Callicarpa (“Beautyberry”), Callistemon (“Bottlebrush”), Camassia leichtlinii, Campanula, Ceanothus ‘Gloire de Versailles’, Cestrum, Chaenomeles (“Flowering Quince”), Cistus, Clematis, Clivia, Coleonema (“Breath of Heaven”), Cornus capitata (“Himalayan Dogwood”), Corokia, Corydalis, Cotinus (“Smokebush”), Cuphea, Dahlias, Dichroa febrifuga, Dierama (“Fairy Fishing Wand”), Dietes iridioides (“Fortnight Lily”), Digitalis (“Foxglove”), Echium (candicans, pininana, vulgare), Erica, Erythrina crista-galli (“Coral Tree”), Eucryphia lucida x cordifolia ‘Penwith’, Euphorbia Robbiae, Filipendula, Fremontodendron californicum (‘Ken Taylor’, x pentadactylon), Fuchsias (arborescens, boliviana, fulgens, splendens), Gaultheria procumbens (“Wintergreen”), Gaura, Genista aetnensis (“Mt. Aetna Broom”), Geranium (“Cranesbill”, maderense), Grevillea, Hebes (‘Midsummer Beauty’, ‘Caledonia’), Helleborus (argutifolius, foetidus, orientalis), Heuchera, Hydrangea (aspera, macrophylla, paniculata, sargentii), Hydrangeas x seemanii, Hypericum (‘Hidcote’, ‘Rowallane’), Impatiens glandulifera (“Himalayan Impatiens”), Impatiens tinctoria, Jasmine, Justicia rizzinii, Kniphofia, Lamium, Lathyrus odoratus (“Sweet Pea”), Leptospermum (“Tea Trees”), Leucadendron ‘Jester’, Lilac, Lilies (‘Asiatic’, ‘Piktin Marsh’, canna ‘Hercules’), Linaria, Lobelia, Lomatia, Lonicera hildebrandiana, Loropetalum chinense (“Chinese Fringe Flower”), Lupin, Mackaya bella (“Forest Bell Bush”), Macleaya cordata (“Chinese Plume Poppy”), Mathiasella, Melianthus major (“Honey Bush”), Mimulus, Modiolastrum lateritium (“Trailing Mallow”), Nasturtiums, Nicotiana, Pandorea, Passiflora ‘Coral Sea’, Penstemon, Persicaria, Philadelphus (‘Belle Etoile’, ‘Manteau d’Hermine’), Phlomis, Phormium, Phylica pubescens (“Featherhead”), Pieris, Plumbago, Welsh Poppies, Prostanthera (“Mint Bush”), Puya alpestris, Rhododendron, Rosemary, Salvia, Sambucus (“Elderberry”), Sarcococca ruscifolia (“Fragrant Sweet Box”), Senecio petasitis, Silene coronaria (“Rose Campion”), Symphytum (“Comfrey”), Thalictrum, Tiarella, Trachycarpus fortunei (“Chinese Windmill Palm”), Tradescantia, Verbascom, Verbena, Viburnum, Violets, Wachendorphia, Water Lilies, Watsonia, and Westringia.

Blue puya is out.

blue puya flowers
blue puya in bloom

 
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