Plant Highlights By Date
Seldom found in cultivation, Agave colimana is one of the larger members of the group which includes the more familiar species Agave filifera and A. geminiflora.
Tecoma stans, also known as yellow bells or yellow trumpet flower, is a showy shrub or small tree (to 20 ft.) in the trumpet-vine family (Bignoniaceae).
Not commonly seen in cultivation, Aloe ukambensis is a stemless species from Kenya with rosettes of leaves up to a yard across.
Echinocactus grusonii, the Golden Barrel Cactus, is one of the most popular of all cacti in cultivation.
Agave potrerana belongs to the group Marginatae, but has no close relatives within the group.
Tylecodon dinteri, located in The Garden in Bed 7E and Yucca Flat, adds a splash of yellow to the summer garden.
Aloe porphyrostachys, a species that was described just a few years ago, is a stunning new addition to The Garden.
Our featured species is Beschorneria yuccoides, its name alluding to the resemblance of its glaucous leaves to those of Yuccas.
Aloe lutescens is a species from the far north of South Africa, just south of the Limpopo River, which forms the boundary with Zimbabwe.