This Week’s Blooms | Week of March 23 | Desert Botanical Garden


We hope you have enjoyed watching this week’s featured blooms video! If you are eyeing the plants in the video and wondering what they are, well you are in luck. We have listed the plant names below.


  1. Blanket Flower (Gaillardia pulchella)
  2. Blue Glow Aloe (Hybrid)
  3. Parryi’s Penstemon (Penstemon parryi), Desert Marigold (Baileya multiradiata) and Agave americana
  4. Hopseed Bush (Dodonea viscosa), Engelmann’s pricklypear (Opuntia engelmannii)
  5. Organ Pipe Cactus (Stenocereus thurberi)
  6. Parryi’s Penstemon (Penstemon parryi)
  7. ‘Vista Red’ Salvia (Salvia splendens) with Zebra Longwing Butterfly (Heliconius charithonia)
  8. Desert Marigold (Baileya multiradiata) with Agave americana mediopicta
  9. Cardon Cactus (Pachycereus pringlei) and Bojoom Tree (Fouquieria columnaris)
  10. Blanket Flower (Gaillardia pulchella)
  11. Little Leaf Palo Verde Tree (Parkinsonia microphylla), Cardon Cactus (Pachycereus pringlei) and Gila Woodpecker (Melanerpes uropygialis)


Stay tuned for more bloom videos from this spring!

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