More to explore:
See what's blooming along the Garden's trails.
This pretty pink potted rose is blooming in the Center for Desert Living.
This Opuntia engelmannii is blooming at the east entrance to the Desert Botanical Garden.
This Blind Prickly Pear [Opuntia rufida] is just one of many of this species blooming throughout the Desert Botanical Garden. This lovely quintet is in the Sybil B. Harrington Cactus Gallery.
This very photogenic Opuntia macrocentra prickly pear trio is blooming off the Discovery Loop Trail near Webster.
This is a photo of the Stenocereus dumortieri that resides in the Sybil B. Harrington Cactus Gallery. The blooms are about the size of a quarter and close early in the morning.
A Giant Argentine Candicans blooming in Stardust Plaza.
This beautiful prickly pear is blooming among the wildflowers on the Desert Wildflower Loop Trail.
This beautiful Echinocereus is blooming in the Sybil B. Harrington Cactus Gallery.
An Astrophytum myriostigma [also known as Bishop’s Cap] blooming in the Sybil B. Harrington Cactus Gallery.
White roses blooming in the Center for Desert Living Trail.
The Garden is blooming orange…shades of orange that is. Here is a close-up photograph of an Ocotillo [Fouquiera splendens] flag. The ocotillo are starting to bloom throughout the garden.
The delicate blooms of the globe mallow can be found throughout the garden…especially on the Harriet K. Maxwell Desert Wildflower Loop Trail.
The Tangerine Beauty Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) located in the Center for Desert Living Trail is in full glory.
The pomegranate shrub is getting its first blooms in the Center for Desert Living Trail.
Beautiful trio of the claret cup (Echinopsis triglochidiatus) blooming in the Sybil B. Harrington Cactus Gallery.
Orange prickly pear bloom showing its beauty across from the Membership kiosk near Admissions.
One of the three trio bloom configurations of the Echinopsis candicans in Stardust Plaza photographed the morning of 3/30/15
The first Echinopsis night-blooming cactus opened early this a.m. This cactus is located in Boppart Courtyard.
The first Echinopsis candicans to bloom this season, this cactus is located in the large white echinopsis bed on the Desert Discovery Loop Trail just across from the entrance to Stardust Plaza.
The huge Echinopsis candicans located in Stardust Plaza is blooming
This Echinopsis hybrid is located under a tree near Quail Run
This pretty Echinopsis hybrid is located in the Sybil B. Harrington Cactus Gallery.
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.