Santa Rosa, California

Luther Burbank Home & Gardens

More than an acre of gardens include many of Luther Burbank’s unique horticultural contributions. Cactus, walnuts, and some fruit trees are living reminders of Burbank’s handiwork. Follow Burbank’s life work with a self-guided tour. Special garden areas focus on medicinal herbs, cutting flowers, roses, wildlife habitats, and ornamental grasses. Enjoy the variety and serenity of this flower-packed park. Most plants are labeled with both botanic and common names. Find “Love Lies Bleeding”, “Cupid’s Dart”, “PawPaw”, and Amaranthus ‘Calaloo’. Many unusual varieties of plants and new horticultural introductions are represented. Several of Burbank’s originals thrive here. [ info ]

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