Long days of summer sunshine are intense in the arid collections. Colorful blossoms can be found throughout the Garden.

Mexican Sunflower (Tithonia diversifolia) – Patio Garden

Tithonia diversifolia

Lemon-scented Myrtle (Backhousia citriodora) – Western Australia Natives

Carrion Plant (Stapelia grandifolora) – Desert Garden

Stapelia grandifolora

Devil Tree (Alstonia venenata) – Subtropical Woodlands

Alstonia venenata

Dwarf Organpipe Cactus (Stenocereus littoralis) – Desert Garden

Stenocereus littoralis

Pineapple Lily (Eucomis comosa) – “Lilies”

Eucomis comosa

Primrose Tree (Lagunaria pattersonii) – Near the Nest

Lagunaria pattersonii

Moreton Bay Chestnut (Castanospermum australe) – on Hilgard, outside the fence

Castanospermum australe

Dwarf Bauhinia (Bauhinia natalensis) – Tiverton Fence

Bauhinia natalensis

Tree ocotillo (Fouquieria macdougalii) – Desert Garden

Fouquieria macdougalii