Monday, May 9, 2011

Sanctuary for Succulents: Ruth Bancroft Garden Reprise

View with Hesperaloe parviflora -- Photos: Brian Kemble

Echinopsis hybrid
Displaying an originality that outshines traditional garden settings, The Ruth Bancroft Garden reveals an eccentric cast of characters and an enthusiasm for succulent plants that traces back to the 1950s, when Mrs. Bancroft first began collecting potted specimens.

View with Agave salmiana
Mrs. Bancroft celebrated her 100th birthday, and another milestone is just around the corner!

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Agave celsii Flower

Bancroft Garden Views

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