Western Hills Garden—
What’s Blooming archive
December 2020

December 2020: Fall colors are finally here, but going fast. Camellias are taking center stage (new for December are in bold type):

Blooming: Abelia, Abutilon, Allium, Alstroemeria, Japanese anemonies, Anigozanthos (“Kangaroo Paws”), Anisodontea sp. ‘Strybing Beauty’, Asclepias speciosa (“Milkweed”), Banksia spinulosa var. collina “Golden Candlesticks”, Begonias, Biden, Callistemon (“Bottlebrush”), Camellias, Chaenomeles (“Flowering Quince”), Clematis, Coleonema (“Breath of Heaven”), Colquhounia, Corydalis, “Weeping” Cotoneaster, Cuphea, Dicliptera suberecta (“Uruguayan Firecracker Plant”), Echium vulgare, Erica, Euphorbia Robbiae, Fatsia japonica, Fuchsias, Gaultheria procumbens (“Wintergreen”), Geranium (“Cranesbill”), Grevillea, Gunnera, Helleborus foetidas, Hydrangeas x seemanii, Impatiens arguta, Iochroma, Kniphofia ‘Christmas Cheer’, 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, Passiflora ‘Coral Sea’, Penstemon, Persicaria, Photinia davidiana, Plectranthus, Plumbago, Rhododendron, Roldana petasitis, Roses, Rosemary, Rudbeckia (“Black-eyed Susan”), Salvia, Sarcococca ruscifolia (“Fragrant Sweet Box”), Symphytum (“Comfrey”), Verbascom, Verbena, Viburnum, and Westringia.

Luculia
Luculia

Kniphofia ‘Christmas Cheer’
Christmas Cheer Kniphofia

Fall Color: Aesculus, Ampelopsis brevipedunculata (“Porcelain Berry”), Arbutus (“Strawberry Tree”), Cestrum, Echium vulgare, Fatsia japonica, Iris foetidissima, Pittosporum ‘Sappy’, Pseduocydonia

Fall Color
Fall Color at Western Hills Garden

Camellias in Bloom: granthamiana, japonica ‘contorta’, ‘Jean-May’, ‘Magic Orchid’, ‘Misty Moon’, Sasanqua, ‘Tama No Ura’, Transnokoensis, ‘Yume’.

Camellia granthamiana
Camellia granthamiana

 
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