Cactus and Succulents - Every 3 Week

Ferocactus herrerae

F. wislizeni v. herrerae

Solitary cylindrical to 6ft. tall, 18″d. Yellow/red flowers

Ferocactus macrodiscus

Barrel cactus that grows usually flattened, 12-16″ d., often partially submerged in the soil.

Fouquieria macdougalii

Striated trunk to 15ft.; Open branching. Large sprays of red blooms on the tips of the branches in spring and fall, blooms when young. Grows well in rocky or sandy soils.

Fouquieria splendens

Classic Ocotillo from the Mojave and Colorado deserts; spiny stems, red flowers in spring.

Gibbaeum dispar

Dwarf, mounding succulents in the Iceplant Family. Pink flowers fall through early winter.


A genus of nearly 100 species of flowering small barrel cactus, many sought by collectors. Their defining feature is the flowers have a distinctive naked calyx (flower buds).

Gymnocalycium saglionis

One of the larger Gymno’s, will get 12″ across. Generally solitary. Pinkish-white flowers with reddish throats.