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The Gardens of Disneyland

A basket of petunias and ipomoea hangs outside of Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)
Michael Burhmester, a lead landscape gardener at Disneyland, plants white alyssum and Crystal Palace lobelia among the boxwood topiaries in front of It’s a Small World. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)
Ajuga, mondo grass, acanthus, coprosma and purple heuchera grow in the Haunted Mansion graveyard. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)
Sunflowers and fountain grass are part of the landscape in front of Frontierland. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)
Southern magnolia trees frame the Haunted Mansion. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)
Next to a statue of Goofy, a bed of impatiens decorates the Main Street Hub. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)
Mixed zinnias front a boxwood hedge outside the carousel in Fantasyland. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)
The “Under the Sea” succulent garden at Ariel’s Grotto includes echeveria, aloes and sedums. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)
A willow tree in front of Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride in Fantasyland. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)
Spanish moss, trailing cactus and purple ipomoea spill from an urn in front of the Haunted Mansion. (Glenn Koenig / LAT)