These blazing blooms greet visitors at the Desert Museum. And check out all of the buds on the lower photo! This "cactus candelabra" will be bursting with flowers for weeks! Photo courtesy Camille Pons.
I'm a transplanted New Yorker who loves the Tucson climate. On New Year's Day I have a bit of fun calling my (snowbound) east coast friends to announce that I'm drinking coffee while sitting on my patio. (: