A world-renowned 3.5-acre garden, housing a collection of succulents, both unique and beloved, as well as drought-tolerant plants from around the world. The Garden’s founder, Ruth Bancroft, lived to be 109 and was a pioneer in drought-tolerant gardening. Open to the public year-round, the Garden showcases fabulous blooms during every season and highlights plant structure and texture in robust plantings.



Sustainable Saturday

Saturday, June 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


DIY Father’s Day Toolbox Garden Workshop

Saturday, June 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


Tequila Tasting & Soiree

Saturday, June 9, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Sculpture in the Garden Opening Night

Saturday, June 16, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm


The Bold Dry Garden

by Johanna Silver

“Will quench your thirst for inspiration…elegant photographs ably capture the architectural drama of its bold forms and eccentric groupings.”
New York Times

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What's In Bloom - May 2018

What’s In Bloom

May 2018

Preview the plants blooming in the Garden right now. Discover which ones are for sale in the Nursery. Print this guide at home or pick one up at the Admissions Kiosk when you visit.

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Latest Plant Highlight: Doryanthes palmeri

This Australian native begins life as a single large rosette, but when it comes into flower the growing tip elongates into a flower stalk, much like an Agave does.