Descanso Gardens
La Caņada Flintridge, CA
Old California Lantern was honored when asked to build custom lanterns using our beautiful poppy, wisteria, ginkgo and Oak & Acorn artwork for their gardens.

Descanso Gardens, located in La Caņada - Flintridge, California harbors an abundance of celebrated floral gardens in a unique and natural setting over 165 acres.

The world's largest outdoor planting of camellias is found within Descanso Gardens, which has more than 100,000 plants adorning its scenic paths of a California live oak forest.

Two renowned rose gardens are featured at Descanso Gardens. The Rose History Garden which contains a collection of significant international roses, some of which date back to ancient times; and the All-America Rose Selections Garden, which samples every variety of roses having received that prestigious distinction.

Descanso Gardens abounds in magnificent displays of annuals and perennials. These include azaleas, daffodils, irises, lilacs, orchids, and tulips. Framed against a hillside of chaparral is the Native Plant Garden. These wonderfully varied gardens provide a peaceful stroll amidst some of the greatest natural splendor in all of California. There are ponds with ducks to feed, as well as a variety of other birds from the Bird Observation Station on the lakeshore. The Tea House offers a relaxing rest stop that overlooks the Japanese Garden.