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.

 

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

 

What’s Blooming Now

#Halloween is coming to Descanso 🎃 Our #gourd-geous gardens will be filled with #pumpkins galore all of #October. Enjoy warm, fall-inspired drinks and soups along with caramel corn and churros from @thekitchenatdescanso.

Halloween at Descanso is free for members. Non-members must purchase admission online in advance at descansogardens.org/tickets, available beginning Sept. 28 at 10am. To learn more about Halloween at Descanso, go to descansogardens.org/halloween
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Did you know the #AncientForest opened five years ago this month? Enjoy our collection of redwoods, oaks, cycads, ferns and more in this beautiful part of the garden 🌲 #ExploreDescanso ...

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We spotted a little visitor enjoying the #Promenade 🐰 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Need a tranquil moment? Enjoy this peaceful pause from the #JapaneseGarden 🌸 #ExploreDescanso ...

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The #riverbirch trees in the #RoseGarden are giving us some early #fallfeels 🍂 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Descanso has reopened 🌲 The garden is open until 7pm daily. Tickets for non-members must be purchased online in advance. To buy tickets or learn more about our current policies, go to descansogardens.org/tickets ...

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🚨 Important update: Descanso is closed today, Sept. 11 🚨

Due to smoke and hazardous air quality from local fires, Descanso Gardens will be closed today, Sept. 11, in consideration of the health of our staff and guests.

Those with advance tickets can reschedule their visit or receive a refund by calling (818) 949-4200. Please visit descansogardens.org for updates.
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Morning beauty in the #RoseGarden 🌹 Want to visit Descanso? Tickets for non-members must be purchased online in advance. Learn more or purchase admission at descansogardens.org/tickets ...

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We are loving the contrast between the #Rudbeckia flowers and #Coleus leaves along the #Promenade 🌼 #ExploreDescanso

Descanso's doors are open daily until 7pm. Want to visit? Tickets for non-members must be purchased online in advance at descansogardens.org/tickets
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Have an eagle eye? Let us know if you can you spot the little #pumpkin and #koi in the #JapaneseGarden 🎃🐟 #ExploreDescanso

Descanso's doors are open daily until 7pm. Want to visit? Tickets for non-members must be purchased online in advance at descansogardens.org/tickets
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Descanso is open for #LaborDay 🌹 Our doors are open daily until 7pm. Tickets for non-members must be purchased online in advance. To buy tickets or learn more about our current policies, go to descansogardens.org/tickets ...

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