Borrego Desert Cactus Flower - DCB-1
This spectacular bloom grows on a very spiked cactus called the Choya Cactus. Who would have believed something as delicate and beautiful emanated from such a strange and unfriendly host in such an arid environment.
California Poppy - CP3
A glorious scene when we start seeing these lovely flowers dot the hillsides and valleys of Southern California in the Spring.
Magenta Cactus Flower - MCF -1
The beavertail cactus has hidden within its DNA this amazingly striking colorful bloom in the arid Borrego Desert.
White Cactus Flower - WCF - 1
This Cactus flower stems from the Echinoposis Cactus, actually a native from South America. It grows on my neighbors property. When we are lucky enough to see it bloom we get to see its delicate beauty.
Beavertail Cactus Bloom Profile view - BCB -1
I love how the opaque blooms glow as the sun shines through them.
Crimson Opaque - CO4
This crimson wildflower's petals look like crepe paper. Opaque, it glistens as the sun shines through it.
Choya Cactus in Bloom - CCB - 1
The promise of more blooms crown this cactus while the existing open delightfully lime green flower greets the world.
Fishhook Cactus in Bloom - FCB-2
These happy little flowers delight us with their delicate nature.
Beavertail Cactus in Bloom - BT - 1
Nice to see an entire Beavertail cactus in bloom. What a miracle!
Wild Buckwheat Fall Vista - WBFV - 1
In the higher plains of the Borrego Desert, The Wild buckwheat turns a rust reddish brown as it goes to seed. It dots the landscape and gives it splashes of exciting color.
Hope - HO - 1
Thus desert weed attracted my attention growing out of what seems like rock. Desert plants are opportunistic and so resilient. wherever they can find even the smallest of opportunity to grow they grab it. It inspires me to follow their example and never give up hope. .
Borrego Springs Palms - BSP - 1
These palms frame a mountain wall that shows its true colors at sunrise and sunset. It's magic!
Borrego Palms at Sunset - BPS - 1
Sunset brings out the magical qualities of the Borrego Desert as these palms do against a golden sky.
Brittlebush Melee - BBM - 1
Brittle Bush create immense bouquets along the desert floor during a Spring bloom.
Yellow Flower Field - YFF-1
Brittle Bush and Desert Dandelion dot the desert floor in this desert vista.
Fine Art Cactus Flower - FACF - 1
The muted tones create an artistic representation of this white cactus flower.
Green Cactus Flower - GCF -1
I am always mesmerized by the unique color of this cactus bloom. Rarely do I see a flower that is lime green with red tips.
Brittlebush Garlands - Item # BG-1
Brittlebush in bloom decorate the hillside in the desert.
Choya and Ocotillo Forest - Item # COF-1
Choya cacti glow against eh Ocotillo backdrop in the desert.
Choya Glow - Item # CG - 1
Choya Cacti glow in the setting sun.
Ocotillo Sentinel - OS - 1
Ocotillo stands watch over a record desert bloom.
Glowing Spikey Choya - GSC - 1
These choya show off their prickly needles in the setting sun.
Datura - Item # DAT-1
Macro of a Datura bloom.
Desert Wild Flower Garden - Item # DWFG - 1
Desert wild flowers line the bottom of this canyon creating a Garden of Eden.
Brittle Bush Madness - BBM - 1
Desert Rock Garden Wonder - DRGW - 1
Borrego Desert Vista in Bloom - BDVB - 1
Cosy Desert Rock Garden - CDRG - 1
Desert Grasses Abstract - DGA - 1
Agave - AG - 1
Agave Black and White - AGBW - 1
Indigo Rarity -BDB1
Lupine - LU-1
Brittle Bush Carpet - BBC - 2
Beavertail Cactus and Desert in Bloom BCDB - 1
Beavertail Cactus, Chuparosa, Brittlebush and Ocotillo adorn this desert garden overlooking the Borrego Valley.
Ocotillo and Agave - OA -1
Red Ocotillo contrast with the yellow Agave to make for a lovely wild flower arrangement.
Red Ocotillo Flurry - ROF1
Red ocotillo blooms stand in a flurry against a desert mountain backdrop.
Verdant Blooming Ocotillo - VBO1
This Ocotillo Plant is one of many that are spread throughout this desert landscape.
Ocotillo Stem - OS3
The Ocotillo looks like a dead and dried up twig during the hot desert summer. When the rains come, as if by magic, they come alive and sprout leaves along their thorny stem.