Succulents look great, save water, & can reduce fire danger!
THE HUNTINGTON Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens (www.huntington.org) is a estate of more than 207 acres (more than a dozen gardens cover 120 acres) located in San Marino (near Pasadena), California. Below are some of my candids of the Desert Garden taken in July, 2009.
THE HUNTINGTON entrance ...and Botanical Gardens
Golden Barrels (Echinocactus) having Golden Barrels
Cereus, Cleistocactus, and a stand of others
Agave Parryi v. truncata
Echeveria agavoildes in the foreground, with Crassula perfoliata (Propeller Plants) in the background
Crassula arborescens (Silver Dollar Plant, Beestebul, Chinese Jade)