Cacti, succulents and other plants adapted to hot, dry environments in the Desert Room in The Conservatory. Cacti, succulents and other plants adapted to hot, dry environments in the Desert Room in The Conservatory. Click an arrow to see more slides.
Desert room cactaeae with pink flowers Desert room cactaeae with pink flowers
Cacti, succulents and other plants adapted to hot, dry environments in the Desert Room in The Conservatory. Cacti, succulents and other plants adapted to hot, dry environments in the Desert Room in The Conservatory.
Desert room cactaeae with white flowers Desert room cactaeae with white flowers
Cactus up close Cactus up close
Purple flowers with the pedals curling backwards Purple flowers with the pedals curling backwards

Desert Room

The Desert Room houses native xerophytes (plants that are heat and drought resistant.) These plants are from Northern Mexico, the US Southwest, North and South Africa, Madagascar, the Middle East, Northwestern India, the South American Southwest, Central Asia, and Australia.