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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.

 

FEATURED EVENTS

Garden of d’Lights

Saturday, November 30, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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Succulent Yoga & Wellness Series

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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Colorful Cement Canvas Art

Saturday, November 16, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

Curator’s Travelogue Series- Haworthias in Habitat

Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

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Succulent Swap

Saturday, November 2, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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 - October 2019

What’s In Bloom

October 2019

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: Cereus hildmannianus

Cereus is a genus of columnar cacti native to South America (east of the Andes) and islands in the southern Caribbean. In California, the most widely grown species is undoubtedly Cereus hildmannianus, though it is frequently labeled incorrectly as Cereus peruvianus.