Pink and white rhododendrons are billowing from branches, bright red camellias are bursting from trees and a mishmash of colorful flowers blanket the South Africa area.
“The flowers are just coming to life. The garden is just looking beautiful and lush right now,” said executive director Stephanie Linder.
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The botanical garden has over 9,000 types of plants in its 55 acres of land inside Golden Gate Park. It serves as a conservation site for all types of plants.
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“We preserve species outside of their native habitat, so in case something happens to their native habitat they are not going extinct because