Today's Eye Catchers At The Huntington
They must have worked out the filtration system issues in the Chinese Garden Lake. The murk was gone.
Interesting: a blue Agave colorata has a green inflorescence.
The main Aloe bloom is complete, but there are still flowers here and there:
Nice clump, that.
Cacti bloom commencenth. Magnificent Mammilaria magnimamma. Mmmmmmm!
Even more huge
Huge and dramatic
Intriguing--why is this broken urn of succulents lying discarded in the subtropical garden? Can a raccoon wander a quarter of a mile carrying twenty pounds of concrete and plant?
In my garden something like this I dump in a moment of exhaustion, and ignore for a year or two, despite walking past it several times a day, day after day. At a botanic garden, it's an amuse-yeux mystery.
Lavish lushness, even in the Desert Garden.
If you can't have rain, a gorgeous late winter day will do.