December 2017

December brings early blooming plants and those which bloom throughout the year when given supplemental water. As we get into the cooler months the Garden will begin to look greener and more lush before the heavy blooming season in the spring.

Natal flame bush (Alberta magna) – Base of Palm Slope

Climbing aloe (Aloiampelos ciliaris) – Patio fence

Camelia (Camelia japonica) – Stream head

Summer holly (Comarostaphylis diversifolia) – Southern California Native Garden

Carbonilla (Cordia decandra) – Mediterranean Garden

Red flowering gum (Corymbia ficifolia) – South Gate

Bull withe (Heteropterys purpurea) – Patio Fence

Kokiʻo ʻula (Hibiscus clayi) -Hawaiian Garden

Bearded iris (Iris germanica) – Pavilion

Smooth shell macadamia (Macadamia integrifolia) – Subtropical woodland, south of Hawaiian Garden