Gardens and Collections

Southern California is home to many botanical gardens featuring excellent collections of rare and established succulents and cacti. We hope you enjoy visiting these gardens and always welcome suggestions of any that we may have overlooked.


Imperial County

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Kern County

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Los Angeles County

California Botanic Gardens (Claremont) Formerly the Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

Descanso Gardens (La Cañada Flintridge)

Huntington Botanical Gardens (San Marino)

Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden (Arcadia)

South Coast Botanic Gardens (Palos Verdes Peninsula)

Orange County

Fullerton Arboretum (Fullerton)

Sherman Library and Garden (Corona Del Mar)

University of California – Irvine Arboretum (Irvine) CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Riverside County

Jurupa Mountain Discovery Center (Jurupa Valley)

University of California – Riverside Botanic Gardens (Riverside)

San Bernardino County

Moorten Botanical Gardens (Palm Springs)

The Living Desert (Palm Desert)

San Diego County

Palomar College Arboretum (San Marcos)

San Diego Botanic Gardens (Encinitas)

Alta Vista Botanic Garden (Vista)

San Luis Obispo County

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Santa Barbara County

Lotusland (Santa Barbara)

Ventura County

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