Plants that do well here in Descanso, California

Plants are only included here if they have proven hardy in the gardens of club members.

Herbaceous plants, trees and shrubs are placed into separate pages to make it easier to find a plantfor your garden location. Note that blooming season and plant size are dependent on rainfall, temperature and altitude. Generally the higher the altitude, the later the blooming season.

Please note that common names cannot be used for complete plant identification. Several plants may share the same common name, or a plant may have several common names.


Rose photo by Tina Ludeman



Unless otherwise noted, all photographs were taken by members of the Descanso Garden Club. They are each copyrighted to the contributor and may not be used without written permission.


Go to top of page