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, cherry trees 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

Purple #irises and the cloud-cloaked San Gabriel Mountains are giving the #RoseGarden a dose of brooding beauty during this week's rainy weather ☁️ #ExploreDescanso ...

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This #Elizabeth magnolia is providing a bit of sunshine in the form of its petals ☀️ A more unusual yellow-colored #magnolia, 'Elizabeth' was hybridized in the 1970s by crossing a cucumber tree and a Yulan magnolia 🌼 #ExploreDescanso ...

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