Wildflowers are in brilliant bloom in the mountains — bolstered by the monsoon.
Spring is over, but some palo verde trees are blooming into summer.
Saguaros are “blooming like gangbusters” this spring — producing far more of their brilliant white blooms than in recent years, plant experts say.
Wild blooms are beautiful, but the cultivated flowers of spring and early summer make a colorful splash of their own in the Tucson area.
Saguaros — in a vibrant show of flower power — are bursting into bloom weeks earlier than usual at Saguaro National Park west of Tucson and at other sites around the city.
The winter wildflower wahoo around Tucson continues — with more and more blooms bursting forth earlier than usual in deserts and canyons near the city.
Saguaros in the Tucson area are producing flowers, which customarily would bloom more heavily in May and June.
In Sabino Canyon, this saguaro was already beckoning flying critters to its lush flowers.
The first brilliant white blooms of saguaro cacti - the state flower of Arizona - are bursting out in Sabino Canyon and other sites around Tucson.