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.

 

What’s Blooming Now

Today's #MindfulMonday is brought to you by this serene scene from the tranquil #Promenade stream 🍁 #ExploreDescanso ...

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The #AlbaPlenas are beginning to bloom in the #CamelliaForest 🌼 The favorite #flower of Coco Chanel, she loved the simplicity of these fabulous #camellias so much that she made them the symbol of @chanelofficial 👜 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Descanso Gardens is open from 9am to 5pm. We are thankful for our staff, volunteers, members and wonderful visitors 🧡 #ExploreDescanso

Want to visit the garden? Non-members can purchase admission online in advance at descansogardens.org/tickets. Members get in free and do not need tickets or reservations.
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Our fall #foliage watch continues with these #autumn hues at #MulberryPond. Stay tuned for more updates as more trees turn color in the garden 🍁 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Autumn is a beauty at Descanso 🍂 Look out for 'Pearly Gates' in the #RoseGarden if you need a #flower fix 🌹 #ExploreDescanso ...

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The "secret" #ginkgo is awash in gold in the #AncientForest. Located near the stream, you can find it adjacent to the LilacGarden 🍂 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Heading to the garden this weekend? Join us for #Reflections at Descanso and add a wish to the #WishingTree on the #MainLawn 🌲 #ExploreDescanso

Reflections at Descanso is included with admission. Tickets are required for non-members to enter Descanso. Members get in free and do not need tickets or reservations. Learn more or get your tickets at descansogardens.org/reflections
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We're on fall #foliage watch here at Descanso and are delighted to report more trees turning color in the #RoseGarden. You can find the #riverbirch trees and their gold leaves near the stream 🍁 #ExploreDescanso ...

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Know any #November babies? Their birth month flower, the #chrysanthemum, is on a beautiful display in the #JapaneseGarden. Often called the "Queen of fall flowers," tag a friend and let them know you're thinking of them this #Mumsday 🀥 #ExploreDescanso ...

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#Reflections at Descanso has begun 🌟 From now through January 10, write and add a wish to the beautiful #WishingTree by artist Kaz Yokou Kitajima on the #MainLawn. Don't miss the Mirror Tree in the Camellia Forest, special seasonal plantings, self-guided activities and more.

Reflections at Descanso is included with admission. Tickets are required for non-members to enter Descanso. Members get in free and do not need tickets or reservations. Learn more or get your tickets at descansogardens.org/reflections
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