Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
January 2021

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

Blooming: Abelia, Abutilon, Allium, Alstroemeria, Anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), Anisodontea sp. ‘Strybing Beauty’, Banksia spinulosa var. collina “Golden Candlesticks”, Biden, Callistemon (“Bottlebrush”), Camellias, Chaenomeles (“Flowering Quince”), Chimonanthus praecox (“Wintersweet”), Clematis, Colquhounia, Cuphea, Echium vulgare, Edgeworthia, Euphorbia Robbiae, Fuchsias, Geranium (“Cranesbill”), Grevillea, Gunnera, Helleborus (argutifolius, foetidus, and orientalis), Hydrangea x seemanii, Impatiens arguta, Lamium dentata ‘Britt-Marie Crawford’, Leptospermum (“Tea Tree”), Lomatia fraseri, Luculia, Mahonia confusa, Malvaviscus arboreus v. drummondii (“Turk’s Cap”), Modiolastrum lateritium (“Trailing Mallow”), Nerine, Pandorea (“Bower Vine”), Passiflora ‘Coral Sea’, Penstemon, Persicaria, Plectranthus, Rhododendron, Roldana petasitis, Roses, Rosemary, Rudbeckia (“Black-eyed Susan”), Salvia, Sarcococca ruscifolia (“Fragrant Sweet Box”), Schisandra chinensis (“Magnolia Vine”), Symphytum (“Comfrey”), Verbascom, Verbena, Viburnum, and Westringia.

Mahonia confusa ‘Cistus Silvers’
Mahonia confusa

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’, Poncirus trifoliata (“Flying Dragon”), Psedocydonia.

Fall Color

Camellias in Bloom

Species Camellias
Early (almost over): C. cuspidata, C. granthamiana, C. oleifera, C. puniceiflora
Current: C. purpurea, C. reticulata, C. transnokoensis, C. yuhsiensis

Hybrids and cultivars
Early (almost over): ‘Jean May’, ‘October Magic’, ‘Orchid Beauty’
Current: ‘Egao Corkscrew’, ‘Misty Moon’, ‘Tama No Ura’, ‘Tulip Time’, ‘Winton’, ‘Yume’

pink Camellia blossom

 
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