What’s in Bloom

Year-round, there’s something to see at Descanso Gardens!

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Blooming Now:

More #spring blooms are emerging, including the first #crabapple blossoms near Center Circle and in the #RoseGarden. Follow us for updates as we share what's flowering in the garden ๐ŸŒผ #ExploreDescanso

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Fallen 'Pink Cloud' #cherryblossoms are a delight in the #JapaneseGarden. Stay tuned for more #pinktree season updates as we share what's blooming and changing in the garden ๐ŸŒธ #ExploreDescanso

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Happy #StPatricksDay โ˜˜๏ธ Descanso is awash in #green and beautiful #spring blooms! Here are some highlights flowering right now:

๐ŸŒผ Early #tulips blooming ๐Ÿ“ Promenade
๐ŸŒผ โ€˜Pink Cloudโ€™ #cherryblossoms ๐Ÿ“ Japanese Garden
๐ŸŒผ First #lilacs blooming ๐Ÿ“ Lilac Garden
๐ŸŒผ First #crabapple blossoms ๐Ÿ“ Rose Garden
๐ŸŒผ #Camellias ๐Ÿ“ Camellia Forest, Japanese Garden

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The very first #lilacs of the season have started flowering ๐ŸŒผ The first to bloom each year, #Excel is a stunner in the morning #rain.

We anticipate peak #lilac bloom sometime in April, weather-dependent. Follow us for updates as we highlight their progress and more in the coming weeks ๐Ÿ’ #ExploreDescanso

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๐ŸŒท Tulip update ๐ŸŒท Due to recent cold weather, the #tulips are taking longer than usual to flower. You can enjoy the first tulips of the season blooming right now along the Promenade and at the Boddy House.

Peak bloom is dependent on the weather, though it could occur in late March or early April. We recommend following us for updates as we share their progress.

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Itโ€™s Member Appreciation Week! As a thank-you for supporting the garden, Descanso is open exclusively for members from 5โ€“7pm, March 13โ€“17 and 19 (no reservations required).

Member Appreciation Night is Saturday, March 18, where members can groove to @theflashdancedjs and enjoy quality time with the spring blooms. Members can register now at descansogardens.org/tickets

Not a member, but want to join in? Learn more or become a member at descansogardens.org
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#TheStore is now open ๐Ÿ›๏ธ We are thrilled to offer #artisanal merchandise like @clayca_ #pots made in #LA, #Insecta jewelry by @luzdelaluna_metals, and much more in our newly-designed space featuring hand-painted #murals. The Store is open daily until 5pm, we hope you stop on by!

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#Bloom report ๐ŸŒธ Coming to Descanso soon? Donโ€™t miss:

๐ŸŒผ โ€˜Pink Cloudโ€™ #cherryblossoms ๐Ÿ“ Japanese Garden
๐ŸŒผ First #tulips blooming ๐Ÿ“ Promenade
๐ŸŒผ Nectarine blossoms ๐Ÿ“ Promenade
๐ŸŒผ #Daffodils ๐Ÿ“ Promenade, Rose Garden
๐ŸŒผ #Hyacinths ๐Ÿ“ Promenade
๐ŸŒผ #Camellias ๐Ÿ“ Camellia Forest, Japanese Garden

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Bloom CALENDAR

Below are estimated bloom times of your favorite plants:

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