March 2017

Spring has sprung! Many more species are blooming than what’s listed here, so if you get the chance come visit soon! Hover over the photos for name and general location.

Mojave verbena (Verbena gooddingii) – California Native Garden (Desert Bed)

Wooly-leaf sunflower (Bahiopsis lanata) – California Native Garden (Baja Bed)

California poppy (Eschscholzia californica) – California Native Section

Red-skinned onion (Allium haematochiton) – California Native Garden

Fan aloe (Aloe plicatilis) – Desert Garden

Curry bush (Hypericum revolutum) – Southern border of Desert Garden

Purple phlomis (Phlomis purpurea) – Mediterranean Garden

Japanese flowering cherry (Prunus serrulata ‘Pink Cloud’) – Main path south of lower pond

Marmalade bush (Streptosolen jamesonii) – South ADA path

Giant daisy tree (Podachaenium eminens) – South of ADA path

Velvet groundsel (Roldana petasitis) – Main path

Surinam powder puff (Calliandra surinamensis) – Tiverton Gate

Red powderpuff (Calliandra haematocephala) – Main Path

Poison bulb (Crinum asiaticum) – Lily section

February 2017

We’ve had above average rain this winter and the garden is bursting into bloom! Roll over the images below to see the names and general location for some of the plants which are blooming right now.

Catalina currant (Ribes viburnifolium) – California Native section

Bush anenome (Carpenteria californica) – California Native Section

Maritime ceanothus (Ceanothus maritimus) – California Native Section

Aloe x salmdyckiana – Desert Garden

Chinchilla Wattle (Acacia chinchillensis) – Australian Garden

Firecracker flower (Justicia floribunda) – Main Path

Pink Cestrum (Cestrum elegans) – Main path (near South Gate)

(Pink snowball) Dombeya x cayeuxii – west of Cedar Grove

Chinese fringeflower (Loropetalum chinense) – North Main Path

Camellia (Camellia japonica) – North Main path