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

Descanso is open all weekend, including #IndependenceDay on July 4. Take a walk under the shady paths from 9am–7pm Monday–Friday and 9am–5pm Saturday–Sunday 🌲 #ExploreDescanso

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Feather #boas and more await you this summer at Descanso! Take a walk up the hill to discover Adam Schwerner's Your (Un)natural Garden exhibit at the Sturt Haaga Gallery and Boddy House.

Your (Un)natural Garden is open 10am–6pm Mon–Fri and 10am–4pm Sat–Sun. Included in the price of admission, no reservations required. Learn more at descansogardens.org/unnaturalgarden

🎥 V.C. @mainoffenderproductions

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Hello #summer! Cheerful #daisies are welcoming the warmer weather in #NaturesTable off the #Promenade 🌼 #ExploreDescanso

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Happy #FirstDayofSummer! We're excited to celebrate with @socalmuseums' 2022 #LAInstaFling. Can you guess who we're highlighting today? Let us know below, and don't miss our stories as we feature some of the works in their collection!

Follow along with participating museums to see who matched up with whom!

@amocamuseum
@aquariumpacific
@armoryarts
@bowersmuseum
@thekleefeld
@catalinamuseum
@craftcontemporary
@gettymuseum
@grammymuseum
@holocaustmuseumla
@jamuseum
@laplazala
@moca
@molaa.art
@sbmuseart
@skirball_la
@thebroadmuseum
@hammer_museum
@printmuseum
@vpam_arts

#MuseumInstaSwap
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Happy #Monday! These bright and bold #Zinnias are getting a head start on #summer blooms along the #Promenade 🌼 #ExploreDescanso

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Who's ready for live #music? Join us next week for Music in the Gardens from June 22–24 at 11am and 1pm. Check out the lineup here:

June 22: @leballetdembaya
June 23: Tres Souls
June 24: @quartetonuevo

Included in the price of admission or membership, learn more on our website at descansogardens.org

📸 © Le Ballet Dembaya
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Love #hummingbirds? The #Salvia flowers in the #RoseGarden are attracting these #pollinators in droves with their tubular flowers and abundance of nectar 🌼 #ExploreDescanso

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As the days get warmer, the #JapaneseGarden offers a shady respite from the heat. Want to visit the garden? Descanso is open from 9am–7pm Monday–Friday and 9am–5pm Saturday–Sunday ⛩️ #ExploreDescanso

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We're back! June is National #Rose Month, and today we're showing off deep, rich red 'All Ablaze'. You can find these climbers and more in the #RoseGarden 🌹 #ExploreDescanso

#DescansoGardens #Garden #Nature #Flower #Flowers #Roses #Rosa #RedRose #Red #Cottagecore #LosAngeles #California #TimeOutLA #DiscoverLA #VisitCalifornia #abc7eyewitness #NBCLA #CBSLA
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Every #bunny needs a break now and then 🐰 Our social media team is taking a short hiatus and will be back on June 14. Have a question? Our Visitor Center can be reached at (818) 949-4200. We'll be back soon with more bloom updates and garden happenings 🌼 #ExploreDescanso ...

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