Artful gardens: Near Santa Barbara, CA

Photo by Bill Dewey

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Santa Barbara,  California
The grounds of opera lover Ganna Walska’s 1940s estate, Lotusland, show off the entire world of plant palettes, from a bog garden to 450 species of cactus. July and August are great months to visit, when water lilies are in bloom.
Last Reviewed March 2013
  • Address

    695 Ashley Rd.
    Santa Barbara, CA 

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  • Note

    Guided tours at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday February 15 through November 15.


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