What’s in Bloom

Year-round, there’s something to see at Descanso Gardens! Below are estimated bloom times of your favorite plants. Please call Visitor Services at (818) 949-4200 to confirm that your favorites are blooming prior to your visit.

  • JANUARY: Camellias, cherry trees and winter annuals
  • FEBRUARY: Camellias, magnolias, cherry trees and daffodils
  • MARCH: Tulips, camellias, irises, lilacs, cherry trees, clivia and daffodils
  • APRIL: Azaleas, camellias, irises, lilacs, native plants and wildflowers, and wisteria
  • MAY: Roses, azaleas, camellias, irises, wildflowers and California natives
  • JUNE: Modern and heritage roses, and summer annuals
  • JULY, AUGUST & SEPTEMBER: Roses, summer annuals and perennials, crape myrtle, and cassia
  • OCTOBER: Sasanqua camellias, roses and fall foliage
  • NOVEMBER: Camellias, toyon berries, annuals, ginkgo and fall foliage
  • DECEMBER: Camellias, toyon berries, annuals and ginkgo.


To see in real-time what trees are in Bloom: click here. 


What’s Blooming Now

Queen of the #SheShed 👑 Just like last year, this Canada #goose has decided to make her nest on top of the Amphitheater shed. Where do you like to feel warm and cozy? 🏠 #ExploreDescanso ...

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More #cherryblossoms have flowered in the #JapaneseGarden. Delicate #BeniHoshi and light pink #Akebono blossoms are beautifully framing the bridge. As Descanso remains closed, we'll bring the #springblooms to you 🌸 #ExploreDescanso ...

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All hail 'Queen of the Night' 👑 This dark purple #tulip is a fan favorite here at Descanso. First introduced around 1940, these #tulips are considered the closest anyone has gotten to hybridizing a black tulip 🌷 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Spring continues to unfold with fragrant #wisteria. Although our gates our closed, we will continue to virtually bring the #springblooms to you 🌼 #ExploreDescanso ...

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