Cactus Garden and Research Center in Panchkula, Haryana is located in sector 5 Panchkula, near to the Shalimar Mall. This famous cactus garden in the tricity (Panchkula, Chandigarh & Mohali) is also known as National Cactus, Succulent Botanical Gardens and Research Center. This garden was developed in 1987 with an aim to grow and conserve the most endangered and rare species of cactus and succulents. An aim which the garden and fulfilled successfully since it was developed in 1897.
National Cactus, Succulent Botanical Gardens and Research Center in Panchkula contains more than three thousand five hundred species of succulents and cacti (most of those are rare & endangered ones. Garden is proudly largest outdoor cactus and succulents garden in Asia. It also contains largest collection of Indian succulents in the world.
Architect of the garden: Dr J.S. Sarkaria is the chief architect of the garden and he also donated a large number of species.