Cactus and Tender Succulents forum: Arizona Cactus Garden at Stanford University, CA

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Name: tarev
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tarev
Aug 12, 2015 5:54 PM CST
Finally been able to see this cactus garden at Stanford University:

Sharing some lovely photos Big Grin

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Got to admire the tenacity of this fallen yucca...still managing to make a bloomstalk
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Agave in bloom:
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A lovely Beaucarnea recurvata
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Love this set of cacti
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Tree aloes
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Name: Hetty
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Dutchlady1
Aug 12, 2015 6:27 PM CST
I love those bunches of Barrels too!! Thanks for the tour.
Name: tarev
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tarev
Aug 12, 2015 6:58 PM CST
You're welcome Hetty! I tip my hat to you.
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Stush2019
Aug 14, 2015 10:21 AM CST
Tarev,
Thank you for taking me to the cactus garden at Stanford University with you.
Stush
Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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tarev
Aug 14, 2015 11:36 AM CST
You're welcome Stush!
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nmumpton
Sep 5, 2015 2:33 PM CST
Is this actually called "Arizona Cactus Garden" at Stanford University? Are they all native to AZ?

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Name: tarev
San Joaquin County, CA (Zone 9b)
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Region: California Houseplants Plays in the sandbox Orchids Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Composter
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tarev
Sep 6, 2015 5:29 PM CST
Yup, that's what they call that succulent garden. Maybe some are native to AZ or they could just be trying to emphasize the desert type conditions mostof the cacti enjoy to grow in.

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