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We meet at:
South Coast Botanic Garden [Map]

In-person meetings have been cancelled. All meetings in 2020 will be held online.
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South Coast C&SS August Zoom meeting 2021 (Canceled)

Meeting has been canceled. See you in September!
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We meet at:
South Coast Botanic Garden [Map]

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Cactus of the Month

Ferocactus gracilis

Mini-Show Cactus August 2021: Ferocactus, Leuchtenbergia

Ferocactus are fierce cacti from Mexico and Southern USA. Leuchtenbergia consists of a single species, from Mexico.
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Succulent of the Month

Huernia piersii

Mini-Show Succulent August 2021: Stapeliads (Stapelia, Huernia, Orbea, etc.)

Stapeliads are mainly from Southern Africa. They are called carrion flowers because of the smell they emit to attract flies for pollination.
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We are a not-for-profit society operating in California, U.S.A., under I.R. 501(c)(3) rules. More…

We Aim To:

  • Promote education and cooperation among hobbyists and others interested in the study, culture, and propagation of succulent plants, including cacti.
  • Support the activities of organizations whose goals include the conservation of cacti and succulents in their native habitats.
  • Learn facts, make friends, have fun!
SCCSS 2020 March - Winner Open Succulent - Phyllis DeCrescenzo - Agave lophantha 'Quadricolor'

Mini-Show Results March 2020

Mini Show results with photos of winning plants.
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Mini-Show Standings

Table of points from Mini-Shows.

Latest News

Gary Duke & Cactus Quest Videos

Gary Duke interviewed by Cactus Quest about ethical plant shopping.
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Upcoming Events

Special Events

Next Calendar Event(s)

The 35th Inter-City Cactus and Succulent Show and Sale

The 35th Inter-City Cactus and Succulent Show and Sale Sale August 6-8, Show August 7-8 L.A. Co. Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin, Arcadia CA Advance Tickets Required See Here Limited…

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