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Latin American Desert Plants at the Garden

Latin American Desert Plants at the Garden

Desert Botanical Garden is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting a few desert plants in its collection. Apart from agaves and cactus, the Garden has many desert plants native to Latin American countries. Mexico alone has a rich diversity of agaves and...
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...
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,...
Lilaeopsis Reintroduced into the wild

Lilaeopsis Reintroduced into the wild

Desert Botanical Garden works continuously to conserve imperiled native plants that live in the Southwest region. This year, members of the research staff worked with the Nature Conservancy to reintroduce the federally endangered Huachuca water umbel (Lilaeopsis...
 
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April 16-19 Center for Desert Living Trail will be closed due to construction.
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