Foggy San Francisco may not seem like the tropics to most, but for hundreds of rare and endangered plants native to the world's misty cloud forests, it feels like home. San Francisco Botanical Garden is one of the only botanical gardens in the world where the alluring beauties of these high elevation forests thrive outdoors, and fall is the best time to see them bloom. Experience a variety of delicate and unusual fuchsias dangling gracefully overhead, towering tree daisies, vibrant salvias and much more. From October through December, you can enjoy a whole host of programs including:
Deppea splendens. Photo by James Gaither.