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.



Watercolor: The Many Colors of Succulents (3-part series)

Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Black Friday Sale

Friday, November 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Houseplants 101 (Members Only)

Saturday, December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


DIY Creative Succulent Series: Holiday Succulent Pine Cones

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


DIY Creative Succulent Series: Holiday Succulent Centerpiece

Saturday, December 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


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 - November 2018

What’s In Bloom

November 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: Senecio decaryi

Senecio is a large genus of about 1500 species in the Asteraceae, or Daisy Family, and it includes both succulent and non-succulent plants. The flowering time for Senecio decaryi is generally during the summer and fall months, and plants may go through more than one bout of flowering in a year.