Cactus and Succulents - Every 3 Week

Cylindropuntia spinosior

Compact, tree-like cholla to 6 feet tall and wide. Purple flowers. Grows in dry grasslands. The dried wood caness make for good long straight walking sticks.

Red spines fade to grey as they age.

Denmoza rhodacantha

Globose, 12″ x 4ft. Curved brown spines turn gray. Bright red tubular flowers.

Echinocereus reichenbachii ssp. fitchii

Found among the brushland along the Rio Grande in South Texas. Listed as Endangered. Branches basally. Stems will get to 16 inch high by 4″ across. Fragrant magenta flowers.

Echinocereus subinermis

Bluish green cylindrical body with short spines and prominent yellow flowers. Protect from frost.

Echinocereus viridiflorus

Classic chartreuse green flowered small hedgehog cactus. Cylindrical stems to 3″ diameter, can get up to 8″ tall.

Echinopsis “Big Bertha”

South American and North American Hybrids

Large hybrid Hedgehog cactus with dozens of large, fragrant blooms. They will have a large bloom flush in late spring or early summer, depending on when we get our first warm temperatures. They will also send out a few more blooms through the summer and can get a 2nd large flush in the fall.

 

 

Echinopsis “Rose Quartz”

x Chamaelobivia “Rose Quartz”
Echinopsis chamaecereus c.v. “Rose Quartz”

Clumps to 12″. Vibrant rose-red flowers.