There’s more to see...
Sign up to discover and save different things to try in 2015.

Beautiful Blooms at the Garden

See what's blooming along the Garden's trails.


Beautiful Blooms at the Garden

  • 505 Pins

A Claret Cup [Echinocereus triglochidiatus] blooming in the Sybil B. Harrington Cactus Gallery. This is just one of many gorgeous claret cup blooms now showing vibrant color throughout the Garden.

Opuntia Durango blooming in the Ottosen Entry Garden.

Claret Cup (Echinocereus sp.) blooming in Ottosen Entry Garden near the Garden Shop.

This Echinocereus cactus is blooming along the entrance walkway into the Garden.

A scenic view of Ottosen Entry Garden showcasing the pink Engelmann hedgehogs that are currently blooming.

Another variety of the Beavertail Prickly Pear [Opuntia basilaris] starting to bloom in Ottosen Entry Garden near the Garden Shop.

This beautiful Engelmann’s Hedgehog [Echinocereus engelmannii] is blooming along the main drive of the Garden’s east parking lot. Over the next week or so, the new landscaping of the east parking lot will be a blast of shocking pink color.

This beautiful Engelmann’s Hedgehog [Echinocereus engelmannii] is blooming along the main drive of the Garden’s east parking lot.

This Engelmann’s Hedgehog [Echinocereus engelmannii] is blooming in the bus parking lot.

The Garden is definitely showing its color…pink that is! Different varieties of Engelmann’s Hedgehog and Beavertail Prickly Pear [Opuntia basilaris] cactus blooms are popping up around the Garden. This Beavertail bloom is located in Ottosen Entry Garden

Beavertail prickly pear (Opuntia basilaris) is starting to bloom around the Garden. #nofilter #dbgflowers #pink

Instagram photo by @desertbotanical (Desert Botanical Garden) - via Iconosquare

iconosquare.com

The Red Wing Hopbush [Dodonaea microzyga] is a member of the soapberry family from western Australia. This unusual bush is located on the Desert Discovery Trail just north of the cardon cactus on the east side of the trail.

A small patch of Desert Bluebells [Phacelia campanularia] blooming near Webster Center.

The Cordia boissieri [Texas Olive] is starting to bloom in Boppart Courtyard.

The Kearney sumac [Rhus kearneyi] blooming in Boppart Courtyard. These blooms are very, very tiny.

The first claret cup [Echinocereus triglochidiatus] blooms of the season at the Garden. This particular specimen is located by the Garden Shop. Several claret cups throughout the garden have numerous buds, and some will probably be blooming soon.

Thelocactus bicolor cactus located on the Desert Discovery Loop Trail near the entrance of Stardust Plaza.

White roses are blooming in the Center for Desert Living Trail.

Blue Hibiscus [Alogyne huegelii] in the Center for Desert Living Trail.

A close-up view of the Blue Hibiscus [Alogyne huegelii] in the Center for Desert Living Trail.

The Chinese Wisteria [Wisteria sinensis] in the Center for Desert Living Trail.

A close-up view of the flowers just springing forth on the Chilean Palo Verde [Geoffroea decorticans] located at the Succulent Gallery Entrance.

The Chinese Wisteria [Wisteria sinensis] in the Center for Desert Living Trail is breathtaking!

Soon the garden will be full of these gorgeous shocking pink blooms. This particular hedgehog is located under a unnamed bush near the Weisz Learning Center.

The Opuntia santa rita or the Purple Prickly Pear is blooming in the Ottosen Entry Garden.