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, toyon berries, 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.

 

What’s Blooming Now

It's #FunFactFloralFriday, and today we're focusing on #camellia styles. Also known as #forms, Camellia japonica 'Debutante' is an excellent example of the #peony form's layers of waved petals. You can find #Debutante and other peony forms blooming in the #CamelliaForest 🌼 #ExploreDescanso ...

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The very first #Prunus blossoms have flowered in the #RoseGarden 🌸 Stay tuned in the coming weeks as more #spring blooms begin to unfurl at Descanso 🌼 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Winter #blooms continue to flower at Descanso, like these early #daffodils in the #RoseGarden. Enjoy these and more in the garden from 9am to 5pm daily 🌼 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Descanso Gardens is open for #MLKDay 🌲 Join us during our regular hours of 9am to 5pm. Learn more or purchase admission at descansogardens.org/tickets ...

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Afternoon in the #OakGrove 🌲 #ExploreDescanso

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While more #tulip bulbs are being planted, we thought we'd highlight some of our prettiest #tulips from years past. Do you have a favorite tulip color? Let us know in the comments below 🌷 #ExploreDescanso

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30,000 #tulip bulbs are being planted this week at Descanso 🌷 While bloom times are weather-dependent, the first tulip typically flowers in February, and peak tulip bloom often occurs in March. Stay tuned for updates as we monitor the progress of these fan favorites here at Descanso 💐 #ExploreDescanso

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More formal double #camellias are beginning to bloom 🌼 Don't miss the exquisite 'Mrs. Tingley' flowering in the #JapaneseGarden near the Tea House. Stay tuned in the following weeks as the Camellia #japonicas get closer to peak bloom 💐 #ExploreDescanso ...

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A moment of peace and tranquility from the garden 🌲 #ExploreDescanso ...

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