The “Black Aeonium” provides striking contrast to the garden with bright cones of chromium yellow flowers against dark chocolate foliage. European horticulturalists were among the first to appreciate its dark, spade-like rosettes and are believed to have introduced this plant into the nursery trade naming it 'Zwartkop' or 'Schwartzkopf' meaning “black head.”
Aeonium arboreum 'Schwartzkopf'
can be found in the Entry Garden and in this month's In Bloom
feature, complete with photos, plant profile and exact locations.
From the Executive Director
Is it just my imagination or do gardeners really like to have fun?
We have arranged for one fun evening amongst some fantastic gardens -- and just for you! Carmen Miranda will be there with appropriate Latin music, and all the garden designers in the Flower and Garden Show will be there. Sound like a volatile mix? Well, add in Dan McCall's scrumptious food, Grey Goose's cool martinis, and remember that incredible Cabernet from Emilio's Terrace last year? It's back. Plus, you'll see this year's garden designs when they're at their freshest and without straining to see through the crowds.…
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SF Flower & Garden Show's Opening Night Gala
It's a Sustainable Salsa Party!
Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Cow Palace, San Francisco
Don't miss it! Salsa to the music of LaTiDo, and savor Cross the Border cuisine by Dan McCall Associates next Tuesday, March 11, at the Opening Night Preview Party of the SF Flower & Garden Show. Be inspired by stunning gardens created by top landscape designers. Cheer on your favorite garden as the SFBGS’ first annual Sustainable Gardening Award and Best of Show are chosen! All this while benefiting the San Francisco Botanical Garden Society.
Tickets for this SFBGS benefit event are $185.00. For tickets, call (415) 564-3239, ext. 303, email, or mail to 1260 9th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122.
Special thanks to our sponsors
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Last Chance for Free SF Flower & Garden Show Tickets
The San Francisco Flower & Garden Show is known as the most cutting-edge of the top six garden shows in the world for its stunning garden displays, educational offerings and highest quality gardening products.
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SFBGS Member Benefits Change
Now all SFBGS members can get a reduced-price subscription to Pacific Horticulture, an exceptional magazine written by and for gardeners on the West Coast.
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Save the Date: Thursday, March 20
Don't miss our next Members-Only After-hours Aperitifs Event on Thursday, March 20. Please plan to join us to celebrate the Vernal Equinox!
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