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Garden Cactus Native to Colombia

Garden Cactus Native to Colombia

Did you know out of the 4,400-plant species in the Garden collection 16 hail from Colombia and one is actually from Gertrude Webster’s personal collection. Learn more about five Colombian cactus at the Garden.  Intertwined and nestled on the ironwood tree in...

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Queen of the Night in Bloom

Queen of the Night in Bloom

In its native desert Southwest range, an elusive cactus grows under creosote bushes, ironwoods and other desert shrubs. For most of the year, the twiggy-looking cactus is unrecognizable, looking like dead grey sticks.  But for one summer night, the queen arrives,...

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Bucket-list gardens  to add to your summer travel plans

Bucket-list gardens to add to your summer travel plans

From big city adventures and mountain getaways to family trips to the beach, summer is a time to take in new sights, try new restaurants and unwind. As you plan your summer adventures, consider the amazing botanical gardens the U.S. has to offer. Best of all, as a...

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Top 10 Spring Blooms to Look for at the Garden

Top 10 Spring Blooms to Look for at the Garden

The Garden’s most colorful season is almost here!   Throughout the spring, the Garden will be blanketed with a kaleidoscope of colors — a sea of red, pink, yellow, orange, white and purple wildflowers! Make your reservations to the Garden today at dbg.org. And if you...

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Cactus Named After Women

Cactus Named After Women

For Women’s History Month, the Garden is celebrating by sharing a few cactus species and genus that are named after prominent botanists, philanthropists and writers. The list includes the Garden’s very own founder Gertrude Divine Webster whose passion and support for...

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