Look for these plants in the garden

July 26, 2018 - Dr. Norm

These plants are looking especially good right now.  Be sure to check them out when you visit.


  • You can find Lavender in the Perfume Garden and in the Butterfly Garden. 
  • Be sure to rub the leaves and smell them.

Photo of Lavender

Yardlong Bean

  • You will find Yardlong Bean in the Asian American Garden (one of the gardens around the rainbow).
  • Can you find a bean that is a yard long?

Picture of Yardlong Bean

Prickly Pear Cactus

  • You can find this in the Rock Garden (near the Dinosaur Garden).
  • Did you know this cactus will grow in Michigan.  It is pretty tough!

Photo of Prickly Pear Cactus