WHAT IS IN BLOOM AT THE DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN?February 28, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dana Terrazas – Director of Marketing
Phone: 480 481.8101
WHAT IS IN BLOOM AT THE DESERT BOTANICAL GARDEN?
Phoenix, AZ –It is that time of year … flowers are blooming and what a better place to check them out then the Desert Botanical Garden. This is your weekly list of what is blooming in the Valley and in the Garden. Be sure to visit the Garden. It is open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
In Bloom the Week of February 27
Yucca faxoniana, commonly called Great White Yucca
Native to West Texas around Big Bend National Park and northern Mexico, this plant blooms in spring. It’s a large dramatic plant that can be found in Berlin Agave Yucca Forest at the Garden.
Native to South Africa, this colorful flower blooms in late winter through early spring and can be found in the Sybil B. Harrington Cactus and Succulent Galleries at the Garden.
Barberis haematocarpa, commonly called desert holly or desert barberry
Native to Southwest United States, this blooms in late winter and early spring and can be found off the main trail of the Desert Botanical Garden near Stardust Foundation Plaza.
The Desert Botanical Garden is nestled amid the red rocks of Papago Park, experience the beauty of the Sonoran Desert at a world-class garden. Discover saguaros, prickly pears, agaves and desert wildflowers. Enjoy tours, workshops, concerts, seasonal exhibits and festivals. Visit dbg.org for more details.