THE CACTUS MAN
AN OFFICIAL SOURCE FOR DOGTUFF™ TURF GRASS
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-inch pot.
Common Name: Lace Cactus
Culberson Co, TX
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 rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
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 ro...
An upright shrub with delightful, miniature rose-pink flowers in July followed by abundant red fruit that stays ornamental all winter! 5' high and 4' wide. Zone 5. Attained from Mary Ann Heacock. Sold in 2.5" pot or unrooted cuttings (when available.)
Wow! When we first saw this "TRULY SPINELESS" tree cholla from fellow cactophile Horst Kuentzler we couldn't believe it! It grows a few spines on the basal woody stems over time, while the juveniles may have glochids, so be prepared. The bright pink flowers in July crown the naked, sturdy stems. 5-6 feet high x 6 feet wide. Zone 5, full sun....
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!
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 rooted pad in 3.5" Pots.
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 rooted 2.5" Pot or unrooted cuttings (when available.)
This gorgeous hybrid occurred in the garden of Leo Chance in Colorado Springs. The luscious, plump blue pads sport very small red glochids. The HUGE, 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 rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
'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 rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
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.
A customer favorite. She has lots of fans. The big winner 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. ...
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 rooted in a 2.5" pot.
9" high x 48" 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 rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
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 rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
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...
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!
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...
NEW! The Mongolian form of senescens selected by Denver horticulturist, Tom Peace. Extra-large flower heads to two inches across. Rather than the drab flowers of the species, Tom's Choice has very attractive lavender flowers in June and July. This large chive naturalizes in the garden and is a great pollinator plant. 15" high x 8" wide. Zo...
The Clam-shell Stone Plant has unbelievable, iridescent pink flowers in April/May. This beautiful rock garden plant prefers moderate moisture, full sun but perhaps an eastern or northern location in the rockery to avoid southern winter sun. Plant it deep between rocks to offer the best protection. Stunning! 1.5" high x 8" wide. Full sun, zo...
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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