Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
November 2018

November 2018: Winter has a mystical beauty with fall colors and camellias just starting to bloom. Current blooms and berries (new for November are in bold type):

Abelia, Abutilon, Alstroemeria, Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (“Porcelain Berry”), Anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), Anisodontea sp. ‘Strybing Beauty’, Arbutus (“Strawberry Tree”), Asclepias (“Milkweed”), Azaleas, Banksia spinulosa var. collina “Golden Candlesticks”, Bergenia, Biden, Bouvardia ternifolia (“Firecracker Bush”), Brugmansia, Buddleja lindleyana, Calandrinia, Callistemon (“Pink Bottlebrush”), Camellia (cuspidata, sasanqua, ‘Tama No Ura’, ‘Yuletide’), Campanula, Cassia nemophila (“Desert Cassia”), Ceanothus ‘Gloire de Versailles’, Cestrum, Chaenomeles (“Flowering Quince”), Chiranthodendron pentadactylon (“Monkey’s Hand Tree”), Choisya ternata ‘Sundance’, Cistus (“Rock Rose”), Clerodendron, Colletia ulicina, Correa, Crinum asiaticum, Cuphea, Tree Dahlias, Datura, Dichroa febrifuga, Dietes (“Fortnight Lily”), Echium vulgare, Erica, Erythrina crista-galli (“Coral Tree”), Erythrina herbacea (“Coral Bush”), Eucryphia, Fremontodendron californicum, Fuchsias (arborescens, boliviana, denticulata, “Fanfare”, “Fulgens”), Geranium (“Cranesbill”), Ginger, Grevillea, Gunnera, Hebes, Helleborus (argutifolius, foetidus, orientalis), Heptacodium miconioides (“Seven Son Flower”), Heuchera, Hydrangeas (“Oakleaf”, x seemanii), Hypericum (‘Hidcote’, ‘Rowallane’, “St. John’s Wort”), Justicia brandegeeana (“Shrimp Plant”), Leonotis leonurus (“Lion’s Tail“), Ligularia, Canna Lilies, ‘Hercules’ Lilies, Lobelia, Lomatia fraseri, Mahonia, Malvaviscus arboreus var. drummondii (“Turk’s Cap”), Mathiasella, Modiolastrum lateritium (“Trailing Mallow”), Nerine (“Spider Lily”), Nicotiana, Oregano, Passiflora ‘Coral Sea’, Penstemon, Persicaria, Philadelphus, Phlomis, Photinia davidiana, Phymosia umbellata (“Mexican Bush Mallow”), Pieris, Plectranthus, Plumbago, Polygala, Poppies, Pseudocydonia sinensis (“Chinese quince”), Punica granatum (“Pomegranate”), Puya mirabilis, Roses, Salvia, Sambucus (“Elderberry Bush”), Symphoricarpos (“Snowberry”), Symphytum (“Comfrey”), Tibouchina urvilleana (“Princess Flower”), Trachelium, Tradescantia, Verbascum (“Mullein”), Verbena, Viburnum, and Westringia.

Camellia ‘Tama No Ura’ in bloom…
Camellia bloom

Plants are also available for sale—see current favorites.

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