Late Spring Blooms

On a recent trip to Huntington Gardens in May, I snapped photos of the gorgeous and other-worldly blooms found on the cactuses and succulents in their extensive collection. It’s always surprising to see such delicate and vivid blossoms on such rugged looking plants. One of the great things about cactus and succulents is that their leaves often provide a lot of color in the garden (as seen in the previous post from Sherman Gardens), so the flowers, which are much shorter-lived, are just an added, happy, bonus.


And then there's this cutie....

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