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  • Fuchsia and Friends

    Fuchsia hartwegii Things are looking pretty bloomy over at the SF Botanical Garden right now. Yesterday I blogged about the aloes going crazy, but the fuchsias are freaking out all over the place too. I’m a big fuchsia fan. We have to have at least six in our new garden. Fuchsia cinerea I tend to […]

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  • Aloe arborescens = Awesome

    The succulent garden at the SF Botanical Garden It’s that magical time of the year when all the giant clumps of Aloe arborescens are full of flowers. Go to the SF Botanical Garden now to see all this awesomeness. Cool coral Aloe arborenscens I’ve always liked the corally colored guy in the upper succulent garden. […]

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  • SF Botanical Blooms

    Succulent Wonderland The day after Thanksgiving I headed up to the foggy SF Botanical Garden to see what was happening. The succulent section is looking super sweet right now with all the Aloe arborescens freaking out. They’re starting to go nuts in gardens all over town right now, too. Winter Aloe bloom time is one […]

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  • September Strybing

    Bomarea caldasii It’s been over a month since we were last at the SF Botanical Garden, so we headed up last Sunday afternoon in the fog. I was hoping to see some nice Meso-American Cloud Forest action, and was sweetly rewarded. I have no idea why we don’t have a Bomarea planted out back. I […]

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  • Strybing Super Flowers

    What the heck? Recently I did my interpretive station volunteer gig at the SF Botanical Garden, so Matti and I went a little early to wander about. I had seen this crazy ass thing budding a couple weeks ago. Couldn’t find a tag with a name. I’m guessing it’s some sort of New Zealand wonder […]