Lotusland is a stunning 37-acre botanical garden in the hills of Montecito. The former estate of opera singer and socialite, Madame Ganna Walska, it is home to more than 3,000 species of plants, many of them rare or endangered. Today the property is recognized as one of the world’s most beautiful gardens. Lotusland’s mission is to preserve and enhance the estate and gardens as well as educate and inspire visitors with its collections, sustainable horticulture practices, and plant conservation.