Bloom Calendar

At any time of the year, you’ll find a variety of colorful flowers blooming at the Arboretum.  This list indicates what’s blooming by season and shows the location of plants in parentheses.

SPRING – March, April, May

ACACIA—Tree, shrub with yellow flowers (Australian & South American sections)

AESCULUS (horsechestnut) — Tree, shrub with red, pink, or white flowers (Meadowbrook & North American Section)

AGAPANTHUS (lily of the Nile) — Clumps with blue flowers (Jungle & Foundation areas)

BAUHNIA (orchid tree) — Tree with white, pink, or red flowers
(South American section)

BRUNFELSIA (yesterday– today– tomorrow) — Shrub with purple flowers fading to white (Tallac Knoll)

CALLIANDRA (pink powder puff) — Shrub with pink flowers (Tallac Knoll)

Callistemon (bottlebrush) — Tree, shrub with red flowers (Australian section)

CALODENDRUM (Cape chestnut) — Tree with pink flowers (South African section)

CEANOTHUS (California lilac) — Shrub with white or purple flowers (Tallac Knoll)

CERCIS (Judas tree) — Tree with white, pink, or red flowers (Tallac Knoll & Meadowbrook)

CLIVIA (kaffir lily) — Clump with yellow or orange flowers (Shade Garden & Historical area)

ERYTHRINA (coral tree) — Tree, shrub with orange or red
flowers (Tallac Knowl & Upper Lagoon)

EUCALYPTUS — Tree, shrub with yellow or red flowers (Australian section)

FLOWERING FRUIT TREES (peach, nectarine, plum) — Tree with white, pink or red flowers (Meadowbrook & Fountain area)

GREVILLEA — Tree, shrub with red, orange or yellow flowers (Australian section)

IRIS — Clump with purple, or yellow flowers (Tallac Knoll & Fountain area)

JACARANDA — Tree with white, or lavender flowers (Tallac Knoll & Fountain area)

LIRIODENDRON (tulip tree) — Tree with yellow-green flowers (Tram loading area & North American section)

MALUS (crabapple) — Tree with white, pink or red flowers (Meadowbrook & Fountain area)

MELALEUCA — Tre, shrub with white, yellow or red flowers (Fountain area & Australian section)

PAULOWNIA (Chinese empress tree) — Tree with lavender flowers (Asiatic section)

TABEBUIA (golden trumpet, pink trumpet) — Tree with yellow or pink flowers (Tallac Knoll, Peacock Pavilion)

WISTERIA — Vine with purple flowers (Meadowbrook & Historical area)

 

SUMMER – June, July, August, September

AESCULUS ( red horsechestnut) — Tree with red flowers (North American section)

Aloe — Clump with red, orange or yellow flowers (South African section)

ALYOGYNE ( blue hibicus) — Shrub with lavender/blue flowers (Australian section)

BOUGAINVILLEA — Vine with red, oink or orange flowers (Jungle & Historical area)

BRACHYCHITON (Australia flame) — Tree with red flowers (Tallac Knoll & Australian section)

CALLISTEMON (bottlebrush) — Tree, shrub with green, yellow or red flowers (Australian section)

CALODENDRUM (Cape chestnut) — Tree with pink flowers (South African section)

CASSIA (gold medallion) — Tree with yellow flowers (Tallac Knoll & research building)

CASTANOSPERMUM (Moreton Bay chestnut) — Tree with red or yellow flowers (Australian section)

CATALPA — Tree with white or pink flowers (Meadowbrook & North American section)

CISTUS (rockrose) — Shrub, groundcover with white, pink or red
flowers (Tallac Knoll & Mediterranean section)

COMBRETUM — Vine with yellow or red flowers (Australian section)

EUCALYPTUS — Tree, shrub with white, yellow or red flowers (Australian section)

HEMEROCALLIS (daylilies) — Clump with yellow, orange or red
flowers (Tallac Knoll)

HIBISCUS — Shrub with white, red, yellow, orange, or pink flowers (Tallac Knoll)

HYMENOSPORUM (sweet shade) – Tree with yellow flowers (Australian section)

JACARANDA – Tree with white or lavender flowers (Tallac Knoll & Meadowbrook)

LAGERSTROEMIA (crape myrtle) – Tree, shrub with red or white flowers (Tallac Knoll)

LANTANA – Shrub with yellow, orange, red or purple flowers (Tallac Knoll)

MELALEUCA – Tree, shrub with white, yellow or red flowers (Asiatic C & Australian section)

NERIUM (oleander) – Shrub with white, pink, red or yellow flowers (Historical area)

OSTEOSPERMUM (tailing African daisy) – Groundcover with white or purple flowers (South African section)

STENOCARPUS (fire wheel) – Tree with red flowers (base of Tallac Knoll)

 

FALL – October, November

BAUHINIA (Hong Kong orchid) – Tree with maroon pink flowers (Main Entrance

CADDIA (crown of gold) – Tree with yellow flowers (Research & Fountain areas

CHORISIA (floss silk) – Tree with pink or white flowers (South African & South American sections)

EUCALYPTUS – Tree, shrub with white, yellow or red flowers (Australian section)

KOELREUTERIA (flame gold) – Tree with pink or red seed pods (Peacock Pavilion)

THEVETIA (yellow oleander) – Tree with yellow flowers (Tropical Greenhouse)

 

WINTER – December, January, February

ACACIA – Tree, shrub with yellow flowers (Australian section)

CHORISIA (floss silk) – Tree with pink or white flowers (South African & South American sections)

DAFFODIL – Clump with white, yellow or orange flowers (Herb Garden & Meadowbrook)

EUCALYPTUS – Tree, shrub with yellow or red flowers (Australian section)

MAGNOLIA – Tree, shrub with white flowers (Meadowbrook & Historical area)

ORIENTAL MAGNOLIA – Tree with lavender/white flowers (Meadowbrook)

OSTEOSPERMUM (trailing African daisy) – Groundcover with purple or white flowers (South African section)

PRUNUS (Japanese flowering apricot) – Tree with white, pink, or red flowers (Fountain area & Meadowbrook)

PSEUDOBOMBAX – Tree with white flowers (Tallac Knoll and Historical area)

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Phone: 626.821.3222

301 N. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA, 91007

Site Design by Kirk Projects