The 15th annual  Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour  happens april 14-15, 2018.

The 15th annual Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour happens april 14-15, 2018.

APRIL 14-15, 2018

The Theodore Payne Native Plant Garden Tour is a unique adventure: a two-day self-guided journey through the Los Angeles region’s most beautiful and inspiring home landscapes. At each location, you’ll meet garden owners, designers, knowledgeable docents and fellow gardeners. You'll learn about native plants, garden design, and wildlife habitat. What do these gardens look like? To view photos, visit this link.

To learn how tickets may be purchased, visit this link.


The ballots for Pasadena Weekly's BEST OF PASADENA 2017 have been counted. We are humbled to have been voted best nursery, again! We are honored to have received your support, and in much the same way as you nurture your garden, we will continue to strive to maintain your trust. 

David Austin® Roses!

Click here to view our David Austin Rose List! Bellefontaine Nursery happily announces we are now carrying David Austin Roses. After fifty years of intensive breeding, David Austin's English Roses combine the forms and fragrances of old roses with the repeat-flowering of modern roses. They are very easy to grow, healthy and reliable. English Roses may be grown as magnificent, shapely shrubs or trained as short climbers. Our collection contains a rose for almost every garden situation. Email us, come by, or call for our current availability. See our gallery!

Bellefontaine Nursery...

Providing quality personal service and exceptional plant material at reasonable prices, that's us. Fittingly, we operate in ways that are "as green as possible”... it's our heritage. We offer a tremendous selection of plants, pots and containers to accent your yard, porch or patio. Fill your planters with our wide selection of organic amendments specifically formulated to help you get the most from your yard. For the urban farmer we offer a wide variety of herbs and vegetables, both seeds and live plants; also fruit trees, perennials and shrubs to attract beneficial and beautiful creatures like honeybees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Our selection of native and drought tolerant plants continues to grow, as more California-friendly flora becomes available to us each season! We proudly carry on our tradition of offering bare root rosesbulbs, and gorgeous, locally grown camellias. Bellefontaine’s long-standing relationships with local growers allow us to place special orders for our customers at no extra charge. Stop by for a visit; we receive new plants weekly and you will more than likely learn something from our knowledgeable staff. And finally, don't overlook our gift shop which features unusual gifts for the garden as well as seasonal goodies.  

Reimagining the California Lawn:

Water-conserving Plants, Practices, and Designs

From Carol Bornstein, Horticultural Consultant, Garden Design, and Garden Author; David Fross, Founder and President/Native Sons Wholesale Nursery; and Bart O'Brien, Director/Horticulture and Curator of the Living Collection at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden, Claremont. (Read more.)

Bellefontaine Nursery has books on hand for purchase.