Cactus and Succulents - Every 3 Week

Parodia scopa

Small, globose, dense white bristle-like spines, moderate clumping. Variable. Can get 4″dia. and 2 to 20″ tall. Yellow flowers.

Parodia werdermanniana

Grows on sandstone cliffs. Variable spines, white, yellow to brown. Keep dry in winter. Yellow flowers.

Parodia werneri

Small globose stems, usually solitary, occassional clumps. Pink flowers. Thin spines flattened back along the stems. Chin-like ribs.

Peniocereus greggii

1/2″ square stems, vining to 10ft. Underground caudex. Huge white night-blooming flowers. Hardy down to the mid-20s but may take damage below freezing. Needs summer heat to bloom.

Pilosocereus flexibilispinus

Gorgeous blue columnar cactus, branching above ground when young. Can grow to 30 feet tall in habitat. Will form a substantial trunk.

Pilosocereus gounellei

Stunning tall frosty green-silver cactus with golden spines, to 12ft tall. Can be grown outside during the summer but should be kept inside, or dry under an overhang for the winter in the Bay Area.

Pilosocereus leucocephalus

P. palmeri

Tree-like cactus with tufts of wool and funnel shaped blooms. Stunning waxy blue stems with golden spines. Can be grown outside during the summer but should be protected from frost. Keep dry in the winter.

Pilosocereus pachycladus

P. azureus

Tree-like to 30+ft. tall; glaucous stems, golden spines.

Stunning waxy blue cactus with golden spines and wool along the ribs. Can be grown outside during the summer but should be kept inside, or dry under an overhang for the winter in the Bay Area.

Polaskia chichipe

Chartreuse night-flowers, edible “chichituna” red fruit. Branchy to15ft.

Pterocactus tuberosus

Caudiciform opuntioid. Prostrate stems, large underground roots. Can lose all above ground stems in winter. Copper-orange flowers. Keep cool and dry in winter.

Rabiea difformis

Small clumps of a few thick leaves in rocky soils. Tuberous roots. Yellow flowers spring and summer.

Rebutia arenacea

Sulcorebutia arenacea

Small clumps of 1-2″ round stems, yellow flowers.

Rebutia donaldiana

R. fiebrigii var. densiseta

Small clusters of small stems, orange flowers

Rebutia fulviseta

Small clusters of small round stems. Dark green flesh hidden behind dark brown spines. Dark red flowers.

Rebutia heliosa

Clumping small 2″ barrels with orange blooms in spring.

Rebutia heliosa v. melanistic

“Short Spined” variety

Clustering small stems, variable red to magenta flowers, spiraling ribs with prominent tubercles. Elongate areoles. Short, tiny brown spines. Purple-tinged stems in full sun.

Rebutia marsoneri

R. krainziana

Clumping barrels to 2″; dark stems, white spines; reddish blooms.