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Cactus Flowers for Spring!
Echinopsis grandiflora “Tropical Pink” for the win! First out of the gate for giant Cactus flowers for spring. We have had some Rebutia flowers already, and of course Mammilaria too, but these are the winners.
Ice Plants, Marin County
Peacock Drive, San Rafael It’s a massive cluster of Delosperma in San Rafael. I think it’s Delosperma cooperi, but maybe a cultivar of cooperi like “Jewel of Desert Rosequartz”. Either way, it’s a little bit stunning.
Are Saguaros Slow Growing?
Yes, they are slow-growing. Here, let’s check in with the National; Park Service: It can take 10 years for a saguaro cactus to reach 1 inch in height. By 70 years of age, a saguaro cactus can reach 6 and a half feet tall, and will finally start to produce their first flowers. By 95-100… Read more »