March at Descanso

March is a colorful – and busy! – month at Descanso Gardens. While the camellias are still giving their best, joined now by the clivias planted beneath them,

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other trees and shrubs are getting in on the act. The cherry blossom in the Japanese Garden warrants a festival all to itself, well-deserved when you see how beautifully they combine with the azaleas and acers with which they share space.

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This

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is holly. I’ve never seen it blossom before.

And horse-chestnut

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– a real reminder of English springs!

The dogwoods (though not strictly a blossom) deserve an honorable mention.

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And a relatively new plant to me – the redbud.

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And don’t get me started on the bulbs…!

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2 responses to “March at Descanso

  1. Pingback: Descanso in April | Belles Idees

  2. Pingback: Friday I’m in Love: Clivias | Belles Idees

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