Cactus and Succulents - Every 3 Week

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″ of numerous low growing stems. This cultivar has the most vibrant rose-red flowers.

Echinopsis atacamensis

A tall and spiny column, slow growing. Similar in form to the better known Saguaro, it grows faster and handles winter rains better than the Arizona Saguaro. Gorgeous white flowers with a hint of pink.

Echinopsis atacamensis ssp pasacana

A tall and spiny column, slow growing. Similar in form to the better known Saguaro, it grows faster and handles winter rains better than the Arizona Saguaro. Gorgeous white flowers with a hint of pink.

Echinopsis chiloensis

Slow growing, branching at base, columnar to 25’h. Dried branches are used for Rain Sticks.

Echinopsis eyriesii

Solitary or occasional clusters, to 12″ tall. Long-necked pink flowers rise high above the stems.

Echinopsis lageniformis

Trichocereus bridgesii

Bluish stems, tall and thin with sparse long spines. Grows to 15ft tall.

Echinopsis lageniformis fa. monstrose

Trichocereus bridgesii “Monstruosa”

There are a number of different clones of this monstrose cactus, but they all have the smooth skin, regular branches, and thin long spines.

Echinopsis macrogona

Trichocereus macrogonus

Several erect stems to 10′ h.; prominent rounded ribs

Echinopsis oxygona

Forms clumps. Stems are variable – 2-10″ diameter; spines are variable, not always present. Large tubular showy flowers range from pinkish white to lavender, sometimes light red.

Echinopsis pachanoi

Large high-altitude cactus, tree-like to 20′ Branches low; 6 to 8 ribs.