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

New #UV experience coming to #Carved 🎃 Have you seen this #art installation under construction near the Promenade? Created by artists Tom&Lien Dekyvere, #Rhizome is meant to mimic the roots of a #tree. Made of fluorescent ropes, Rhizome will light up Descanso in a totally new way. Tickets to Carved are on sale now at descansogardens.org 👻 #CarvedLA

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Who loves a good pop of #orange? This #WaterWednesday we're highlighting the drought-tolerant, beautiful apricot #mallow. Botanically known as Sphaeralcea ambigua, it's an excellent addition to a low-water garden. You can find our own apricot mallow in the #CaliforniaGarden 🌼 #ExploreDescanso

Pictured blooming in April 2022

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Happy #Monday from the #RoseGarden 🌹 Descanso is open from 9am–5pm. Want to explore the garden beginning at 8am? Descanso #members get early entry 364 days a year. Learn more or become a member at descansogardens.org

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The garden will close early at 3pm today, Saturday 24. Descanso will be back to its regular opening hours of 9am–5pm tomorrow 🌼 #ExploreDescanso ...

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#Carved opens in two weeks 🎃 Enjoy the best of #Halloween when Carved returns Oct. 7–31. Tickets must be purchased in advance, and Saturday tickets are selling out quickly. Get your tickets before they're gone at descansogardens.org 🎃 #CarvedLA

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Oh haaaaaaaay 🌾 We’re #fall-ing for all things #autumn here at Descanso: a little #hay maze is being assembled on the Main Lawn and #Carved installations are underway. Stay tuned for updates as we share when our #autumnal attractions are ready for exploration 🍁 #ExploreDescanso

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Happy first day of #autumn 🍁 The first #fall camellias are blooming at Descanso. Known botanically as Camellia #sasanqua, you can find 'Narumigata' flowering in the #JapaneseGarden 🌼 #ExploreDescanso

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Get your Enchanted tickets before they’re gone ✨ Prime Saturday tickets to Enchanted Forest of Light are selling out. Don’t miss our iconic winter light show when it returns Nov. 20–Jan. 8, get your tickets today at descansogardens.org 🌟 #EnchantedLA

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The #AncientForest is an oasis of calm and tranquility this #MindfulMonday. Enjoy the last official days of summer under its leafy canopy from 9am to 5pm daily 🌲 #ExploreDescanso

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Saturday tickets to Carved are selling out 🎟️ Don't miss the best of #spookyseason when #Carved returns Oct. 7–31. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are not sold on-site during the event. If you would like to attend Carved on a weekend, we recommend purchasing tickets now before they sell out 🎃 #CarvedLA

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