Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming?

September 2019: Abutilons, Crinum, Dahlias, Fuchsias, and Hydrangeas are still blooming. Going into cut-back mode (new for September are in bold type):

Abelia, Abutilon, Acanthus mollis (“Bear’s Breeches”), Agapanthus, Allium, Alstroemeria, Amaryllis belladonna (“Naked Lady”), Anemone hupehensis, Anemopsis californica (“yerba mansa” or “lizard tail”), Anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), Anisodontea sp. ‘Strybing Beauty’, Aralia, Asclepias speciosa (“Milkweed”), Banksia spinulosa var. collina “Golden Candlesticks”, Begonias, Biden, Brugmansia, Buddleia lindleyana (“Weeping Butterfly Bush”), Calandrinia, Callicarpa, Campanula, Cestrum, Chaenomeles speciosa (“Flowering Quince”), Chiranthodendron pentadactylon (“Monkey’s Hand Tree”), Cistus, Clematis, Clerodendrum, Clivia, Colletia ulicina (“Cunco Rojo”), Corydalis, Cotinus (“Smokebush”), Cotyledon orbiculata (“Pig’s Ear”), Crinum, Crocosmia, Cuphea, Dahlias, Datura, Dichroa febrifuga, Dicliptera suberecta (“Hummingbird Plant”, “Uruguayan Firecracker Plant”), Erica, Eryngium zabelii (“Sea Holly”), Erythrina sp. (“Coral Bush”), Eucryphia, Eutrochium purpureum (“Joe Pye Weed”), Fremontodendron californicum x pentadactylon, Fuchsias (arborescens, boliviana, fulgens, splendens), Geranium (“Cranesbill”), Grevillea, Guara, Gunnera, Hebes (‘Midsummer Beauty’, ‘Calendonia’), Helianthus, Helleborus (argutifolius, foetidus), Heuchera, Hibiscus syriacus (“Rose of Sharon”), Himalayan Impatiens, Hoheria, Hydrangeas, Hydrangea x seemanii, Inula, Iochroma, Jasmine, Justicia brandegeeana (“Mexican shrimp plant”), Kniphofia (“Red Hot Poker”), Lathyrus odoratus (“Sweet Pea”), Leonotis leonurus (“Lion’s Tail”), Ligularia dentata ‘Britt-Marie Crawford’, Canna Lilies, Calla Lilies (‘Hercules’), Linaria, Lobelia, Lomatia fraseri, Lonicera hildebrandiana (“Giant Burmese Honeysuckle”), Loropetalum chinense (“Chinese Fringe Flower“), Lyonothamnus floribundus ssp. aspleniifolius (“Catalina Ironwood”), Macleaya cordata “Plume Poppy”), Malvaviscus arboreus v. drummondii (“Turk’s Cap”), Mathiasella, Modiolastrum lateritium (“Trailing Mallow”), Nasturtiums, Nicotiana, Passiflora ‘Coral Sea’, Penstemon, Persicaria, Phlomis, Pieris, Plumbago, Polygala, Welsh Poppies, Protea, Punica (“Pomegranate”), Ranunculus, Rosemary, Roses, Rudbeckia (“Black-eyed Susan”), Salvia, Sambucus (“Elderberry”), Sarcococca ruscifolia (“Fragrant Sweetbox”), Sedum ‘Autumn Joy’, Tagetes erecta (“Mexican marigold”), Teucrium, Thalictrum aquilegifolium, Tibouchina urvilleana (“princess flower”), Trachelium, Tradescantia, Verbena, Viburnum, Violets, Water Lilies, and Westringia.

Colletia ulicina is blooming…
Colletia ulicina

Plants are also available for sale—see current favorites.

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