Photo Contest Entries - Fall 2013

 


The San Diego Horticultural Society created a set of 10 note cards for the Society’s correspondence and sale using photos submitted by members. Below are the photos submitted by members.

 


collage of succulents and tropicals living large in a narrow planting strip. August 2013 featured garden, tropical paradise in Olde Del Mar.
Into a Garden Place La Jolla
Waterwise Tropical Paradise in Olde Del Mar, August 2013 featured garden
Golden Barrel Cactus Echinocactus grusonii
Exotic plant collectors paradise with aloes, cycads, euphorbias, proteas and more. The Arnold garden, 2013 Hort garden tour in Poway
Sinjen designed garden on the 2012 Hort garden tour in the La Mesa area
organic art
Del Mar Home
Frank and Amy
lava wall
Howard and Loreen
Hawaiian Ti and Dragonfly
Appel August 2013 Featured Garden
Appel August 2013 Featured Garden
Aphelandra squarrosa / Zebra plant
Appel August 2013 Featured Garden
Aeonium 'Sunburst'
agava parryi var
Clematis x 'Nelly Moser'
Clematis 'piilu', Pilu Clematis
Alcea rosea var., Hollyhock
Cottage Garden Impatiens wallerana, Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritima), Ageratum houstonianum, Calendula officinalis, Delphinium sp. (larkspur) , Digitalis sp. (foxglove),and Larkspur.
Cottage Garden Impatiens wallerana, Sweet Alyssum (Lobularia maritima), Calendula officinalis, Larkspur, Geranium.
Red Octopus Aloe and Artemisia by the Sea
Romans and Red Roses
Dragon Tree Entrance
Pink Melaleuca Retreat
Phormium Maori Sunrise
Serenity abounds at the Callahan Garden 2013
Coffee in the Garden August 2011
Colorful succulents and whimsical birdhouses on the SD Horticultural 2013 Garden Tour
Whimsical vignettes were featured on the 2013 San Diego Horticultural Garden Tour
Laird Plumleigh's Sculptural Cacti Garden
Aeonium Zwartkop, with Sedum nussbaumerianum in the background. Photo: Don Newcomer, Serra Gardens Landscape Succulents, Fallbrook, CA www.serragardens.com
Trichocereus pachanoi in flower, with bee. Photo: Don Newcomer, Serra Gardens Landscape Succulents, Fallbrook, CA www.serragardens.com
Euphorbia antisiphilitica in flower. Photo: Don Newcomer, Serra Gardens Landscape Succulents, Fallbrook, CA www.serragardens.com
Aloe saponaria in flower. Photo: Don Newcomer, Serra Gardens Landscape Succulents, Fallbrook, CA www.serragardens.com
Aloe attenuata "Red Margin" Photo: Don Newcomer, Serra Gardens Landscape Succulents, Fallbrook, CA www.serragardens.com
Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium "Golden Abundance") with Ceanothus thrysiflorus "Skylark" by Bob Norman
Spanish Lavendar (Lavandula stoechas) by Bob Norman
Flannel Bush (Fremontodendron "Ken Taylor" with Ceanothus "Frosty Blue" by Bob Norman
California Sunflower (Encelia californica) with wisteria and bougainvillea in background, by Bob Norman
Bloom of Passiflora edulis (Passionfruit/Lilikoi)
Tabebuia blooms close up - 201304 Poway garden tour
Tillandsia Abdita inflorescence.
Yellow Schizanthus or poor man's orchid.
Blooms of Mammilloydia candida, or the snowball cactus.
Agave americana variegata (Variegated Agave) used for a traditional Barbacoa to roast 70 pounds of cabrito (goat kid).
Euphorbia cyathophora (Summer Poinsettia)
Stapelia gigantea (Carrion Flower)
A riot of springtime waterwise color!
Echium Candicans (Pride of Madeira)
Waterwise garden in Bonsall
Red bloom of epiphyllum or orchid cactus "fireworks"
Perfect combination of palms, succulents, bromeliads making use of the 3-tier French drain system at the Via Alta open house designed by Dave Ericson.
Amaryllis/Hippeastrum, common name Pink Lady Lily, though very distantly related to the true lily, Lilium, at Via Alta open house.
White spider orchids of the genus, Brassia, stand out among the green foliage, at Via Alta open house.
Bromeliads and succulents coexist beautifully in Dave Ericson designed Via Alta garden!
Hybrid Epiphyllum (Orchid Cactus)
Matthys Succulent Garden; Linda Bresler, Landscape Designer
Echinocereus engelmannii, Hedgehog Cactus
Castilleja affinis, Coast Paintbrush
Helianthus, Sunflower and Monarch butterfly
Anna apple after a rain
Ipheion uniflorum "Rolf Fiedler", Spring Star Flower
Matthys Succulent Garden; Linda Bresler, landscape designer
Matthys Succulent Garden; Linda Bresler, landscape designer
Matthys Succulent Garden; Linda Bresler, landscape designer
Matthys Succulent Garden; Linda Bresler, landscape designer
Leucospermum 'Tango'
Leucadendron 'Yaeli' winter color
Leucadendron 'Golden Tip' winter color
Dancing bee on Ceanothus
Leucospermum bloom beginning to open
Loquat and French Lavender ... serenity!!!
French lavender, parrots beak, lobelia, santolina, cycad, festuca, phormium and much more ... serenity!!!
Japanese maple, wood fern, creeping jenny, impatiens, anthurium, heuchera (coral bells) and much more ... more serenity!!!
My little Buddha ...
North shade garden ... Japanese maples, anthurium, creeping jenny, 5 different variety of fern, 4 different variety of Heuchera, impatiens, 2 different variety of jasmine, plus more ... very serene.
Gardening for Birds and Butterflies Workshop, May 2013. Photo by Jeannine Romero
Acanthus molis and hydrangea at the Rowlands garden, June Featured garden. Photo by Jeannine Romero
The Rowlands' garden, June featured garden. Photo by Jeannine Romero
The Rowlands' garden, June featured garden. Photo by Jeannine Romero
Aeonium haworthii 'Kiwi' - Fruit Punch Pinwheel
Callistemon viminalis - Little John
Crassula falcata - Propeller Plant
August featured garden
August featured garden
August featured garden
August featured garden
August featured garden
Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius) Seeds Double Peak Trail in San Marcos
Afterglow. Howard's Garden Tour.
taken at Howard' Garden Tour.
Howard's Garden Tour.
Don Juan, Large Climber in Fort Skinner Gardens
Sunflower in Lakeside, Fort Skinner Gardens
Bill Warriner, Floribunda bush at Fort Skinner Gardens
Brandy, Hybrid Tea rose at Fort Skinner Gardens
Fort Skinner Gardens, Lakeside CA, foreground back, Diana, Princess of Wales, HT, pb; Europeana, F,dr; and Sundance HT,yb
our goldfish pool
garden view of our Chinese Wall behind the Italian Ruin
bromeliad, aechmea pectinata, in bloom
large leaf philodendron flower
in our garden, the Pyramids with gasteries, and the Zen garden
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) with morning dew
Blue Hibiscus for back yard color
Water-thrifty plants have colorful foliage all year and help prevent erosion on a very steep slope.
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