December

Silk floss tree (Ceiba speciosa) – Subtropical Woodlands

Silk floss tree (Ceiba speciosa) - Subtropical Woodlands

Yucatan daisy (Montanoa atriplicifolia) – Subtropical Woodlands

Yucatan daisy (Montanoa atriplicifolia) - Subtropical Woodlands

Woolly Bluecurls (Trichostema lanatum) – California Natives

Woolly Bluecurls (Trichostema lanatum) - California Natives

San Clemente Island Bush Mallow (Malacothamnus clementinus) – California Natives

San Clemente Island Bush Mallow (Malacothamnus clementinus) - California Natives

Paint brush (Haemanthus albiflos) – “Lilies”

Paint brush (Haemanthus albiflos) - "Lilies"

Giant leopard plant (Farfugium japonicum ‘Giganteum’) – The Stream

Giant leopard plant (Farfugium japonicum 'Giganteum') - The Stream

Common heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens)

Common heliotrope (Heliotropium arborescens)

Camelia (Camelia japonica) – Camelias near the Nest

Camelia (Camelia japonica) - Camelias near the Nest

Bigberry manzanita (Arctostaphylos glauca) – Mediterranean Ecosystem

Bigberry manzanita (Arctostaphylos glauca) - Mediterranean Ecosystem

Kniphofia – Backyard Exploration

Kniphofia - Backyard Exploration

November

(Dombeya macrantha) – The Triangle

(Dombeya macrantha) - The Triangle

(Allamanda cathartica ‘Hendersonii’) – Wall near the Nest

(Allamanda cathartica 'Hendersonii') - Wall near the Nest

Brazilian Dutchman’s pipe (Aristolochea gigantea) – Pavilion Garden

Brazilian Dutchman's pipe (Aristolochea gigantea) - Pavilion Garden

Camelia (Camellia japonica) – Camelias near The Nest

Camelia (Camellia japonica) - Camelias near The Nest

Cape honeysuckle (Tecoma capensis) – Tiverton Entrance

Gold and silver chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum pacificum) – Asters near South Gate

Gold and silver chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum pacificum) - Asters near South Gate

Mexican marigold (Tagetes lemonii) – Pavilion Garden

Mexican marigold (Tagetes lemonii) - Pavilion Garden

Privet-leaved ageratina (Ageratina ligustrina) – Asters near South Gate

Privet-leaved ageratina (Ageratina ligustrina) - Asters near South Gate

White silk floss tree (Ceiba insignis) – near Palms

White silk floss tree (Ceiba insignis) - near Palms

October

Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae) – Near the driveway

Bird of Paradise (Strelitzia reginae) - Near the driveway

Canary-bird bush (Crotalaria agatiflora) – Subtropical Woodlands

Canary-bird bush (Crotalaria agatiflora) - Subtropical Woodlands

Tiger Jaws (Faucaria felina subsp. tuberculosa) – Desert Garden

Tiger Jaws (Faucaria felina subsp. tuberculosa) - Desert Garden

Ribbon bush (Hypoestes aristata)

Hypoestes aristata_Ribbon bush

Large pink Nerine (Nerine bowdenii) – “Lilies”

Large pink Nerine (Nerine bowdenii) - "Lilies"

Limestone senna (Senna racemosa) – Near South Gate

Limestone senna (Senna racemosa) - Near South Gate

Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha) – Subtropical Woodlands

Mexican bush sage (Salvia leucantha) - Subtropical Woodlands

Karoo boer-bean (Schotia afra) – The Triangle

Karoo boer-bean (Schotia afra) - The Triangle

Shelpe’s aloe (Aloe schelpei) – Desert Garden

Shelpe's aloe (Aloe schelpei) - Desert Garden

Giant spineless yucca (Yucca gigantea) – Desert Garden

Giant spineless yucca (Yucca gigantea) - Desert Garden

September

Heath aster (Aster ericoides ‘Monte Cassino’)

Heath aster (Aster ericoides 'Monte Cassino')

Anchor plant (Colletia paradoxa) – Near Palms

Colletia paradoxa_Anchor plant

Silk floss tree (Ceiba speciosa) – Subtropical Woodlands

Silk floss tree (Ceiba speciosa) - Subtropical Woodlands

Golden thryallis (Galphimia glauca)

Golden thryallis (Galphimia glauca) -

Transvaal privet (Galpinia transvaalica)

Transvaal privet (Galpinia transvaalica)

Great valley gumplant (Grindelia camporum) – California Natives

Great valley gumplant (Grindelia camporum) - California Natives

Paintbrush lily (Haemanthus coccineus) – “Lilies”

Haemanthus coccineus_Paintbrush lily

Kahili ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum) – Main road near Conifers

Kahili ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum) - Main road near Conifers

Poison rope (Stophanthus speciosus) – Subtropical Woodlands

Poison rope (Stophanthus speciosus) - Subtropical Woodlands
"Lilies"

August

Mexican Sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia) – Patio Garden

Tithonia diversifolia

Lemon-scented Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) – Western Australia Natives

Carrion Plant (Stapelia grandifolora) – Desert Garden

Stapelia grandifolora

Devil Tree (Alstonia venenata) – Subtropical Woodlands

Alstonia venenata

Dwarf Organpipe Cactus (Stenocereus littoralis) – Desert Garden

Stenocereus littoralis

Pineapple Lily (Eucomis comosa) – “Lilies”

Eucomis comosa

Primrose Tree (Lagunaria pattersonii) – Near the Nest

Lagunaria pattersonii

Moreton Bay Chestnut (Castanospermum australe) – on Hilgard, outside the fence

Castanospermum australe

Dwarf Bauhinia (Bauhinia natalensis) – Tiverton Fence

Bauhinia natalensis

Tree ocotillo (Fouquieria macdougalii) – Desert Garden

Fouquieria macdougalii

July

Chinese St. John’s Wort (Hypericum monogynum) – Near The Nest

Hypericum monogynum

Upright prairie coneflower (Ratibida columnifera) – Backyard Exploration Garden

Ratibida columnifera

Baja spurge (Euphorbia xanti) – Desert Garden

Euphorbia xanti

Common myrtle (Myrtus communis) – Near Bromeliads

Myrtus communis

Climbing Lily (Gloriosa modesta) – Lily Garden

Gloriosa modesta

Shell Ginger (Alpinia zerumbet) – The Stream

Alpinia zerumbet

Desert willow (Chilopsis linearis) – Desert Garden

Chilopsis linearis

Coast Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus viridescens) – Desert Garden

Ferocactus viridescens

Brazilian Orchid tree (Bauhinia forficata) – Pavilion Garden

Bauhinia forficata

African Lily (Agapanthus africanus) – The Stream

Agapanthus africanus

June

Lavender cotton (Santolina chamaecyparissus) – Mediterranean Ecosystem

Santolina chamaecyparissus

Matilija poppy (Romneya coulteri) – Southern California Natives

Romneya coulteri

Blue jacaranda (Jacaranda mimosifolia) – Subtropical woodlands

Jacaranda mimosifolia

Fortnight Lily (Dietes grandiflora) – “Lillies”

Dietes grandiflora

Mock Orange (Pittosporum tobira) – Backyard Exploration

Pittosporum tobira

Poison bulb (Crinum asiaticum) – Patio Garden

Crinum asiaticum

Drooping Prickly pear (Opuntia monacantha) – Desert Garden

Opuntia monacantha

Silky Net Bush (Calothamnus villosus) – Western Australia Natives

Calothamnus villosus

Hawaiian Prickly poppy (Argemone glauca) – Hawaiian Natives

Argemone glauca

Green pinwheel (Aeonium decorum) – Desert Garden

Aeonium decorum

May

Chagualillo (Puya venusta) – Desert Garden

Puya venusta

Peppermint willow (Agonis flexuosa) – Subtropical woodlands

Agonis flexuosa

California golden poppy (Eschscholzia californica) – Southern California natives

Eschscholzia californica

White sage (Saliva apiana) – Southern California Natives

Saliva apiana

Rose cactus (Pereskia grandifolia) – Desert Garden

Pereskia grandifolia

Bridal wreath (Deutzia crenata ‘Nikko’) – Near Southern end of the Mediterranean garden

Deutzia crenata 'Nikko'

Velvet centaurea (Centaurea gymnocarpa) – Pavilion garden

Centaurea cineraria

Bear’s Breeches (Acanthus spinosus) – Pavilion Garden

Acanthus spinosus

April

Japanese cherry (Prunus serrulata ‘Pink Cloud’) – Near Hilgard Entrance

Prunus serrulata 'Pink Cloud'

Jerusalem sage (Phlomos fruticosa) – Mediterranean Ecosystem

Phlomos fruticosa

Orange bush monkey-flower (Mimulus aurantiacus) – Southern California Natives

Mimulus aurantiacus

Purple torch (Eupatorium sordidum) – Near Bromeliad GArden

Eupatorium sordidum

Conejo Buckwheat (Eriogonum crocatum) – Southern California Natives

Eriogonum crocatum

Tower of jewels (Echium simplex) – Backyard Exploration

Echium simplex

Cleistocactus (Cleistocactus sp.) – Desert Garden

Cleistocactus sp.

Brush Pea (Chorizema ‘Bush Flame’) – Western Australia Natives

Chorizema 'Bush Flame'

Golden Spur Columbine (Aquilegia chrysantha) – Backyard Exploration

Aquilegia chrysantha

Bird’s eye gilia (Gilia tricolor) – Southern California Natives

Gilia tricolor

March

Bengal Trumpet (Thunbergia grandiflora) – Hilgard Fence

Thunbergia grandiflora

Bruce’s Dwarf Euphorbia (Euphorbia characias ‘Bruce’s Dwarf’) – Pavilion Garden

Euphorbia characias 'Bruce's Dwarf'

Meema Vine Lilac (Hardenbergia violacea ‘Meema’) – Western Australia Natives

Hardenbergia violacea 'Meema' - Meema purple vine lilac

Natal Bottlebrush (Greyia sutherlandii) – Palm Hillside

Greyia sutherlandii

Fan Aloe (Aloe plicatilis) – Desert Garden

Aloe plicatilis - Fan aloe

Bush Lily (Clivia miniata) – The Stream

Clivia miniata

California Buckwheat (Erigonium fasciulatum ‘Dana Point’) – Mediterranean Ecosystem

Erigonium fasciulatum 'Dana Point'

Sinclairia platylepis (Sinclairia platylepis) – South Entrance

Sinclairia platylepis

Sizzling Pink (Loropetalum chinese) – The Nest

Loropetalum chinese

Lucky Bean Tree (Erythrina lysistemon) – South Entrance

Erythrina lysistemon