botanical garden: california section prime time

california poppies backed by ceanothus in the botanical garden, california section

The next couple of weeks are going to be prime time for California wildflowers in the Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park.  You can wander through drifts of irises and poppies, with backdrops of ceanothus and currant  .  .  .  a magical melding of the Sierra Foothills and the grasslands of the Northern California coast.  The show has started!  Don’t miss it!

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I'm a landscape historian and professor emeritus of landscape architecture, UC Davis. I live in San Francisco.
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