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, 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

One of the #crabapple trees is blooming beautifully in the #RoseGarden. Follow us for updates in the coming weeks as we track more #spring blooms across the garden 🌼 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Our #springbloom highlights continue with a 'Pink Cloud' #cherry tree flowering in the #JapaneseGarden. While our #cherryblossoms are not at peak bloom yet, we will be posting regular updates about their progress in the coming weeks 🌸 #ExploreDescanso ...

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The #nectarine blossoms are pretty in #pink along the #Promenade stream. Want to see these and other early #spring blooms? You can check current ticket availability and purchase admission at descansogardens.org/tickets ...

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If you're visiting Descanso, don't miss the #plants on sale at the #GiftShop 🌱 Whether you're a bonafide #plantparent or just looking to add some greenery to your home, you can peruse the current selection at the Gift Shop from 10am to 5pm daily. ...

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The very first #lilac has bloomed 🟣 While the majority of the #LilacGarden is bare, 'Excel' continues its reign as the first to flower. Stay tuned in the weeks as we share more #lilac blooms as they come 🌼 #ExploreDescanso ...

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More patches of #tulips have bloomed over the weekend 🌷 Follow us for updates as more start to flower along the #Promenade in the coming weeks 🌷 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Happy #Sunday 🐝 'Lovelight' is attracting quite the #pollinator party near the #AncientForest. Enjoy these and more #Camellia japonicas blooming throughout the garden 🌼 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Have you noticed a sweet smell near the #Promenade? These double #daffodils may be small, but are delightfully fragrant. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more #spring bloom updates in the garden 🌼 #ExploreDescanso ...

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'Okame' #cherryblossoms and #daffodils are delighting visitors both big and small at the end of the #Promenade. Want to enjoy them in person? Learn more about visiting the garden at descansogardens.org/tickets 🌸 #ExploreDescanso ...

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'Okame' cherry #blossoms are gently falling to the ground in the #JapaneseGarden this morning. Can't get enough of #cherryblossom season? Follow us for updates as more start to flower in the coming weeks 🌸 #ExploreDescanso ...

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