THE CACTUS MAN
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Solitary or clumping plant usually with dark spines. Light to Hot Pink/Purple flowers in June/July. Flowers are extremely fragrant. Large green fruit in September are edible and very tasty! Ideal in the rock garden or in troughs. 4"H x 4"W. Zone 4. NEW!
A wonderful hedgehog for the garden with white to brown spines. 4"-6" high. Bright pink flowers in May. Slowly multiplies into small groupings. Zone 4. Sold in 2.5 or 3.5 inch pot.
Common Name: Lace Cactus
This exquisite little form of Lace Cactus has dense white spines on multi-headed, compact plants. This Oklahoma strain is extremely hardy to 30 degrees below zero and is a more moisture tolerant cactus easy for gardening. Use in the rock garden or in patio containers. The flowers on our strain are a lighter pink with a white eye rather than t...
Our favorite little trough plant. One of the rarest plants in the collection. Plants are about 3 inches high and 8 inches in width after many years. Zone 4. Spines are held tighter than the similar species Escobaria sneedii and smaller as well. Pale pink to coral flowers. Sold in 2.5 inch pots. This can be grown as a windowsill houseplant also!
A choice little clump-former with snow-white spines and tiny, pink to coral flowers. Ideal for trough gardens and rock gardens. 4"H X 10"W. Thrives between zones 4-10. From the Franklin Mountains, Texas/New Mexico. Quite rare. Sold in 2.5 inch pot. This can be grown as a windowsill houseplant also!
A beautiful, compact, mounding cushion plant with long, dense spicy red spines, pink flowers. 8"H X 12"W. Zone 3. Claude Barr selection. We guess it's a fragilis or rutila hybrid. Sold as unrooted cutting.
I would have to say that this plant from Don Campbell in Grand Junction, CO took my breath away when I first saw it. The enormous pads covered with short spines sport big, gorgeous, watermelon colored flowers in June. Slender, reddish fruit in September. Thought to be a John Cipra hybrid. 12" high by 60" wide. Thrives through zone 5. Sold as un...
Double, soft pink flowers in June. Pads are purple in winter and lavender in summer. 8" high by 36" wide. Zone 5. Collected at Plants of the Southwest Nursery in Santa Fe, NM. Dry fruit. Sold as unrooted cutting.
Rich peachy/pink double flowers in June look like water lilies on a tidy, well-behaved plant. Large numbers of flowers make this a favorite garden variety. 8"H X 36"W. Zone 5. Sold as unrooted cutting.
An upright shrub with delightful, miniature rose-pink flowers in July followed by abundant green fruit with a rosy shoulder. 5' high and 4' wide. Zone 5. Attained from Mary Ann Heacock. Sold in 2.5" pot.
Wow! When we first saw this TRULY SPINELESS tree cholla from fellow cactiphile Horst Kuentzler we couldn't believe it! Not even one glochid! It grows a few spines on the basal woody stems over time. The bright pink flowers in July crown the naked, sturdy stems. 5-6 feet high x 6 feet wide. Zone 5, full sun. Sold in a 2.5" pot.
We call this the "Blue Gumby Cactus". The pads are very blue and the size and shape of a slightly flattened large finger. The flower color is a clear, light pink. Small, cinnamon-colored glochids. 6" high by 18" wide. Very attractive. Zone 5. Sold as 2.5" potted plant. This can be grown as a windowsill houseplant also!
A rare, gorgeous prickly pear from Apache Junction, AZ. This form has amazingly translucent, cinnamon-red spines and deep pink flowers in June. A slow-growing form, 12 inches high and 30 inches wide. Zone 5. Attained from Don Campbell. Sold as unrooted cutting.
A nearly spineless shrubby cactus from Central Texas. Bright yellow flowers and large, red fruit. A nice clean look for the landscape. Zone 6. 24 inches high, 60 inches wide. Sold as unrooted cutting.
Has large pads with dense, even red spines and cup-shaped bright rose-pink flowers in June. Dry fruit. 12 inches high by 30 inches wide. A very handsome plant. Zone 4. Sold as unrooted cutting.
A large form of Brittle Cactus with compact growth and lovely coral-pink flowers in June. Stunning long, black spines are unique. 6" high by 18" wide. GORGEOUS! Zone 4. Sold as unrooted cutting.
Purple pads in winter with large, bright pink flowers in June. Sparkling, long, cinnamon-red spines. 8" high by 48" wide. One of my favorites of the "SUPER HARDY" varieties! Zone 4. Sold as unrooted cutting.
This gorgeous hybrid occurred in the garden of Leo Chance in Colorado Springs. The luscious, plump blue pads sport very small red glochids. The gorgeous, candy-pink flowers in June are held snugly upon compact plants. Excellent in the rock garden or in a patio pot. 6" high and 24" wide. Zone 4. Sold as unrooted cutting.
The Teddy Bears are polite, compact plants that develop shaggy, hairlike spines which grow longer as they age. 'Red Teddy' has red spines with compact flowers that are light-yellow and baby-pink. 6" high by 30" wide. Zone 4. Sold as unrooted cutting.
'Golden Teddy' is a central New Mexico native with golden-blond, wooly spines. Pale-yellow and baby-pink flowers. 6" high by 30" wide. Zone 4. Sold as unrooted cutting.
This is one of the hardiest Beavertail Cacti. Collected by David Salman of High Country Gardens in Utah. The nearly spineless, light green pads are blanketed with lovely, light pink flowers in June. 8" high x 36" wide. Zone 5. Sold as unrooted cutting.
One of the GREAT garden plants from our friends at Waterwise Botanicals. Baby Rita has petite, 3” pads that are lavender in the summer and deep plum in the winter. The papery, delicate, warm pink flowers are abundant in early summer then REPEAT modestly throughout the whole summer! 12” high x 30” wide. Zone 5/6. Sold as a 2.5-inch rooted plant...
Wow! This clean, nearly spineless, light green beavertail has petite pads only 3” wide. The delicious, candy pink flowers are abundant in June. The plant is compact and mounding. It’s a great subject in a large pot. 6” high x 30” wide. From my friend David Salman. Zone 5. Sold as 2.5" potted plant.
The big favorite in our seedling trials over the years: Chocolate Princess has nearly spineless, deep maroon/burgundy pads with Fuchsia Pink flowers in late May/June. the Princess often reblooms several times over the summer here in Denver. Sold as unrooted cutting.
8" high x 36" wide, Zone 4 hardy. Kelly Grummons hybrid.
The spineless, smooth green pads of Colorado Sunset are topped with the most gorgeous flowers. Each flower is multi-colored in shades of orange, pink and yellow, all blended together. Flowers are abundant in May and June. Sold as unrooted cutting.
6" high x 36" wide. Zone 5 hardy. Kelly Grummons hybrid.
Watermelon Man has the most mouth-watering warm-pink flowers through May and June. It often reblooms on smooth, spineless, green pads. Beautiful when cascading over stone walls. Sold as unrooted cutting.
8" high x 48" wide. Zone 4 hardy. Kelly Grummons hybrid.
This vigorous plant with big green, nearly spineless pads produces hundreds of warm apricot flowers with golden centers from May-June. Apricot Glory is the most reliable rebloomer from our breeding. Sold as unrooted cutting.
8" high x 48" wide, zone 4 hardy. Kelly Grummons hybrid
This is the beavertail cactus with the DEEPEST purple black pad coloration of all! Deep violet flowers in late May through June. A stunning contrast plant with silvery foils such as Artemisia, Alyssum, etc. 8" high x 36" wide. Zone 4 hardy. Kelly Grummons hybrid. Sold as unrooted cutting.
Another great plant from our cactus friend Don Campbell. The reddish-green pads are completely cloaked in stunning red spines. The big, cup-shaped pink flowers are abundant in June. This plant received much acclaim in our display gardens. It grows slowly so we don't often have it available. Provide full sun and excellent drainage. 10" high...
From the amazing trichophora populations south of Santa Fe, NM. This wonderfully compact form has soft, wooly spines that are pinkish on new growth. The dense, compact habit makes it a great and polite garden subject. The delicate yellow flowers turn baby-pink the second day. A mature plant will be COVERED in numerous shades of yellow and pi...
Another wonderful, compact form from south of Santa Fe, NM. This is likely a polyacantha hybrid. The diamond-shaped pads are cloaked in pinkish spines. Pink flowers in June are abundant on this well-shielded plant. This polite variety doesn't take over the whole garden. It's spines literally shimmer in the sunlight. It's gorgeous in pots a...
This little gem is a great bloomer with frilly pink flowers in May. At home in the rock garden or in a container. 3-4 inches high and 6" wide, flattened globe. Zone 6. Sold in 2.5 inch pot. This can be grown as a windowsill houseplant also!
The hardiest Mammillaria species from central New Mexico. Flat, single spherical plants with a crown of light pink flowers in May. Plants grow to 4 inches high and 6 inches in diameter. 3-year-old plants sold in 2.5-inch pot. Wonderful on a windowsill too! Zone 6.
Probably the hardiest barrel cactus. Curved fish hook type spines on flattened barrels. 8"H X 10"W. Beautiful pink flowers in May or June. Zone 5/6. Beautiful 2", 3 year old plants sold in 2.5 inch pot. These were specially grown by our friends at Stoney Creek Cacti.
This little gem is a great bloomer with pink flowers in May. At home in the rock garden or in a container. 3-4 inches high and 6 inches wide, flattened globe. Zone 6. Sold in 2.5 inch pot. This can be grown as a windowsill houseplant also! This form carries red/pink spines and the flowers are not fluffy like the white spined form. They are pin...
Intriguing blue-green SWIRLING foliage. It's like a low-profile cow's lick! This variety of Mongolian Chive always demands comment by garden visitors. Light pink, globe-shaped flower heads rise 6-8" above the foliage in June. 6-8" high x 12" wide. This is one of the VERY few Alliums that does not produce seed. Sun or part shade. Hardy to z...
Solitary, spherical plant usually with dark spines. Light to dark pink flowers form a halo on the plant in March/April. Provide with excellent drainage in a rock garden or trough. 3" high by 6" wide. Grown from seed collected in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado. Zone 3.
Finally, we have some available. What a challenge to attain seed, germinate and get to a salable size! We only have this species about every three years. They are really exquisite. Snowball Form of Pediocactus has lovely white spines. Spine color varies from yellowish white to bluish white. Flowers are deep garnet pink to light pink! Grown ...
This Banana Yucca is from garden seed (so possible hybrid). It has handsome, wide leaves up to 2-3 feet long. The extra-large, plump fruit are edible in September. Amazing cotton-candy pink flower buds open to showy white flowers on 3 foot high stalks. Zone 4. Sold in 2.5-inch pot. Full sun or part shade. 2 ft high x 4 ft wide.
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