Palm Springs, California

Moorten Botanical Garden

Sequestered in the tropical furnace of the Mojave Desert at the south end of Palm Springs lies a botanical garden of singular beauty and incredible diversity. Once the private estate of the Moorten family it is open so the public may wander amidst one of the most extraordinary and specialized collections of plants on earth. This garden is home to over three thousand different species of plants. The majority of these are cacti and succulents accompanied by other fascinating trees and shrubs such as African acacia and California fan palms. [ info ]

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