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Thursday, October 7; 8:30AM - 5:30PM

Plants for Dry Climates

Located in Arboretum Library

About This Event


Plants for Dry Climates

A group exhibition

by the Botanical Artists Guild of Southern California

in the Arboretum Library


October 1, 2021-January 27, 2022


Our Southern California landscape is hot and dry during the summer months, with little or no rainfall. This  exhibition will showcase cacti, succulents, California native plants and other plants that grow in this environment and are adapted to both heat and low water supply.

Castilleja sp., Watercolor on paper by Ellie Yunhui Tu


Arctostaphylos manzanita ssp. laevigata, Contra Costa Manzanita by Deborah B. Shaw.

Free with Arboretum admission and to Arboretum members.

Arboretum Library hours: Tuesday-Friday 8:30 to 5:30 and Saturday, 8:30 to 5:00. During Lightscape (November 12, 2021-January 16, 2022) the Library will close at 4:30 p.m. Closed holidays.

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Free to Arboretum members and free with Arboretum admission

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