Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
February 2021

February 2021: Winter blooms and Fall colors are fading. Camellias are center stage (new for February are in bold type):

Blooming: Abelia, Abutilon, Acacia, Allium, Alstroemeria, Anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), Anisodontea sp. ‘Strybing Beauty’, Banksia spinulosa var. collina “Golden Candlesticks”, Begonia, Biden, Callistemon (“Bottlebrush”), Camellias, Chaenomeles (“Flowering Quince”), Choisya (“Mexican Orange”), Clematis, Colquhounia, Correa, Cuphea, Daphne, Echium vulgare, Edgeworthia, Epiphyllum (“Orchid Cactus”), Euphorbia Robbiae, Fuchsias, Garrya elliptica (“Sllk Tassel Tree”), Geranium (“Cranesbill”), Grevillea, Helleborus (argutifolius, foetidas, and orientalis), Hydrangea x seemanii, Impatiens arguta, Justicia rizzinii (“Firecracker Flower”), Lamium dentata ‘Britt-Marie Crawford’, Leptospermum (“Tea Tree”), Lomatia fraseri, Loropetalum chinense (“Chinese Fringe Flower”), Luculia, Magnolia, Mahonia confusa, Malvaviscus arboreus v. drummondii (“Turk’s Cap”), Modiolastrum lateritium (“Trailing Mallow”), Nerine, Pandorea (“Bower Vine”), Passiflora ‘Coral Sea’, Penstemon, Persicaria, Plectranthus, Prostanthera (“Mint Bush”), Rhododendron, Roses, Salvia, Sarcococca ruscifolia (“Fragrant Sweet Box”), Shisandra chilensis (“Magnolia Vine”), Symphytum (“Comfrey”), Tagetes lemmonii (“Mexican Marigold”), Verbascom, Verbena, Viburnum, and Westringia.

Fall Color: Aesculus, Ampelopsis brevipedunculata “Porcelain Berry”), Arbutus (“Strawberry Tree”), Cestrum, Corylus, Echium vulgare, Fatsia japonica, Gaultheria procumbent (“Wintergreen”), Iris foetidissima, Photinia davidiana, Pittosporum ‘Sappy’, and Psedocydonia.

Camellias in Bloom:
Species Camellias
C. cuspidata, C. granthamiana, C. oleifera, C. puniceiflora, C. purpurea, C. reticulata, C. transmokoensis, C. yuhsiensis
Hybrids and cultivars
‘Egao Corkscrew’, ‘Jean May’, ‘October Magic’, ‘Orchid Beauty’, ‘Misty Moon’, ‘Silver Waves’, ‘Tama No Ura’, ‘Tulip Time’, ‘Winton’, ‘Yume’

Epiphyllum (“Orchid Cactus”)
Epiphyllum (Orchid Cactus)

Helleborus argutifolius
Helleborus argutifolius

Begonia
begonia

Garrya elliptica (“Silk Tassel Tree”)
Garrya elliptica (Silk Tassel Tree)

 
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