The Central Arizona Cactus and Succulent Society

An Affiliate of the Cactus and Succulent Society of America

The public is welcome to attend our Meetings, Silent Plant Auctions, and the Annual Show and Sale.

All meetings include:
– A brief business meeting;
– Club news
– Q&A on how to grow plants
– Announcements of upcoming meetings and events
– That month’s program
– and, a Silent Plant Auction!

Members frequently bring in cuttings to share.

We meet at 2 pm the last Sunday of most months at the Desert Botanical Garden, 1201 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, Arizona. The general meeting begins at 2 pm but you can come early to socialize and peruse the Silent Auction plants. Here is a map of the Garden.

Our Board meets monthly to discuss CACSS business; all members are welcome to attend Board meetings.
Meetings and the Annual April Show & Sale are usually held in Dorrance Hall. The October Silent Auction is usually held in the Wildflower Pavilion.

Refer to our Web site or contact us for last-minute changes.

This page shows events for the current year, 2017. An archive of our meetings going back through 2000 is here.


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Annual Show and Sale

April 7, 2017 - April 9, 2017

Our 2017 Annual Show and Sale will be open to the public

Friday and Saturday, April 7 & 8, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, and Sunday, April 9, 9 AM – 4 PM.

Members will bring in plants Wednesday, April 5 from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
Judging will be Thursday afternoon, April 5.

Plants should be picked up at 4:00 PM Sunday

The 2017 Show and Sale Rules are listed here

Cacti Genera listed here

Euphorbia Genera are listed here

Succulent Genera listed here

The Show and Sale is in Dorrance Hall and the patio area outside of the hall at the Desert Botanical Garden. This is a great opportunity to see and buy unusual plants, pots and other plant related items.


April 7, 2017
April 9, 2017
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Dorrance Hall, Desert Botanical Garden


Steve Mack