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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,...
Aloe Flowers Blooming on Desert Botanical Garden Trails

Aloe Flowers Blooming on Desert Botanical Garden Trails

January has brought unusually cold temperatures across the Southwest, including in the Phoenix area. But that hasn’t stopped a few plants from bursting with radiant, colorful blooms. Some aloes in particular have started to flower since December, and several more will...
Chuparosa | A Plant for Every Season

Chuparosa | A Plant for Every Season

When driving through the desert or walking the paths at the Garden this time of year, feast your eyes on the red blossoms of the Chuparosa (Justicia californica). This native plant grows along the washes of Southern Arizona, but is also a terrific addition to a home...
Flowers for the Fourth

Flowers for the Fourth

Celebrate nature’s Fourth of July with these bursts of blooms. The desert puts on a dazzling nighttime display of vibrant colors, much like fireworks. Back to...
 
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