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

Enchanted returns Nov. 20–Jan. 8 ✨ Don't miss Descanso's iconic light show this #winter. Tickets will be released to members on Sept. 1 and to non-members on Sept. 15. Learn more or become a member at descansogardens.org ✨ #EnchantedLA

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New #nursery beauty shot 📸 The Ruth Borun Nursery and Plant Propagation Center officially opened last week. With a new #greenhouse, shadehouse and more, we are delighted that Descanso has the space to nurture, propagate, and grow more plants 🌱 #ExploreDescanso

📸 P.C.: Office of @supervisorkathrynbarger

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#Summer stunner 🌲 This heritage #oak is a beauty in the #August light. Estimated to be 300–500 years old, you can find this coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia) at the #LakesideLookout near the Rose Garden 🌳 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Don't miss the last few weeks of summer hours as Descanso stays open until 7pm Monday–Friday, now through Sept. 2. Take a stroll through the #JapaneseGarden and other peaceful paths as you #exploreDescanso 🍃

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#Carved returns Oct. 7–31 🎃 Join us for the best of #spookyseason! Tickets will be released to members on Sept. 1 and to non-members on Sept. 15. Learn more or become a member at descansogardens.org 👻 #CarvedLA

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#Cottontail camouflage 🐰 #ExploreDescanso

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#Sunflower Sunday 🌻 Love this classic #summer bloom? You can catch these and other #Asteraceae flowers blooming at #CenterCircle and the Promenade 🌼 #ExploreDescanso

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#Carved and #Enchanted will return to Descanso ✨ Carved is back Oct. 7–31, and Enchanted Forest of Light will run from Nov. 20–Jan. 8. The member presale for both events begins Sept. 1, and tickets will be released to non-members on Sept 15. Learn more or become a member at descansogardens.org

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The naked-lady-lilies are blooming 🌼 Botanically known as #Amaryllis belladonna, these flowers get their 🫢 name from their bare stem. You can find them flowering right now near the Boddy House and Ancient Forest 💐 #ExploreDescanso

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It's time to tag all the #August babies out there 🙋🏽‍♀️ It's August 1, and we're sharing a #throwback photo of #Gladiolus, August's birth month #flower. Derived from the Latin word for sword, Gladiolus also symbolizes strength and integrity 🌼 #ExploreDescanso

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A number of #animals call Descanso home, including birds of prey like this #hawk captured by visitor @lildinkyboo. Did you know more than 100 species of #birds have been spotted in the garden? Thank you for giving them space as they hunt and nest throughout their #habitat 🦅 #ExploreDescanso

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