The garden is still alive with blossoms. There isn't anywhere in the garden you won't find beautiful, interesting and fragrant blossoms.
Bear's Breeches Acanthus spinosus
You can see Bear's Breeches growing in the Rose Garden on the pathway around the wedding lawn.
For those who get excited about cacti like I do, you'll be happy to know that Red Butte's cacti are in bloom!!!
To see them in all their glory, visit the Sprout House roof and flower bed across the path.
Fendlers Cactus Echinocereus fendleri
That's right! The Wisteria is blooming!
Hey! Be sure to catch our Giant Club Cactus blooming in the Visitor Center.
Well folks, I think we might be finally done with the snow and cold. Scott has beautifully planted the bed at the Visitor Center entrance with desert plants from around the world.
In between snow storms it seems like something else decides to wake up from its winter rest and show it's spring color.
Reticulated Iris Iris reticulata
Pussy Willow Salix caprea
Ok folks the first daffodil out of approximately 150,000 daffodils officially opened today at Red Butte Garden! How exciting is that?
Daffodil Narcissus sp.
Along with our 150,000 daffodils throughout the garden, we also have approximately 50,000 other spring blooming flowers. Come visit often to make sure you don't miss a single one.
Today the Winter Jasmine in the Medicinal Garden has officially started to flower. Below is the first open flower of the season. There will be many more to follow.
Winter Jasmine Jasminum nudiflorum
When you're looking at our new Cyclamen on the Floral Walk, don't overlook the Snowdrops.