2″ rosettes grow to 12″h.; pups at base; light-shade, protect from frost
Small solitary globular species, to 4″d.; yellow flowers; spineless areoles.
4″d. to 8″h. with long and twisted spines, many yellow/red blooms
Rare, endangered. Short round stem with supersized horn-like spotted green tubercles. Yellow flowers. Grows in shaded spots among scrub plants. Fast grower. Growth season is March thru August. Can lose tubercles if too dry in summer.
Solitary globular species, variable, to 10″d.; spineless areoles; Flowers yellow/red.
Solitary globular species, smooth green skin, to 10″d.; spineless areoles; Flowers yellow/red.
Rare form – smooth variegated skin with shades of green, yellow, or orange.
Small, slow-grower, deeply grooved
Dark green, red in sun; can grow columnar to 4ft.
Shrubby 5-8ft. tall, will grow wide; small red blooms
Small South American cholla, to 24″h.
Monstrose cholla to 3ft.; dense branches, small spines from A. subulata
Shrubby to 12″; purple in full sun; small red blooms
Thin papery scales over tiny leaves; 2″l. stems; white flowers; dry, fast-draining soil
Tiny caudiciform, many branches covered practically solid in white “leaves”. Rare and hard to grow. Light roots, water lightly. Small yellow flowers. Keep dry in winter.
Branches 1 1/2″ across, 2-3″ h. with hairy rosettes
Small caudex with finger-like branches, white blooms on tips
Large swollen caudex-forming branched tree, to 20 feet tall.
Large swollen caudex-forming branched tree, to 15ft.
Large swollen caudex to 6+ft., 10-15ft. tall.
A stunning slow-growing specimen plant with long thin arching leaves atop thick branches and a swollen trunk. Mature branches send out cream-colored bloom stalks in Spring.
Deciduous tree with succulent stems and large green/brown caudex, can form a tree over 10ft. tall. Large green leaves are smaller and red in full sun.
Australian bottle tree, drought tolerant, deeply lobed leaves
Palmate leaves accent an elegant, rubenesque, bottle-shaped trunk. Cream and red flowers in late spring to early summer.
Abundant thin green pads and bright yellow flowers. Grows tall, tree-like with a large round trunk forming.
Small tree to 6’t. w/swollen base. From Kauai, endangered.
Bonsai tree, large caudex w/fragrant sap and peeling bark
Freely branching shrub, natural bonsai; papery white bark, small leaflet pairs
Freely branching small tree; peeling bark, small leaflet pairs
Low-mounding shrub with bunches of bright magenta flowers.