Succulent desert plants usually bloom in the spring and their flowers are very spectacular and very colorful. These pictures of flowers were taken in the month of April at botanical gardens of Huntington Library near Pasadena, California. There is always something blooming here. April is the best month if you want to see desert plants flowers. Admission is free on a first Thursday of every month and many visitors take advantage of that.
The climate of Southern California is perfect for desert plants and they reward people with amazing blooms in the spring. It is true that there is always some plant blooming at the gardens of Huntington Library however the cacti and other similar desert plants bloom early in the spring when there is plenty of rain.
Walk around this botanical garden is very pleasant, there is a lake, small brook with Japanese bridge, huge camelia grove and of course desert plants garden that draws a lot of visitors and photographers in the spring. Flowers range in size from small little bell shaped to huge red saucer like blossoms. Ice flowers form great colorful carpets. Flying saucer cactus flowers attract a lot of attention and are spectacular for taking pictures. Another succulent desert plant echeveria is small and easy to miss, however its flowers are quite nice and delicate. In order to make great pictures of flowers details it is nice to have a camera with macro lens.
08.07.2017 by FPImages