THE CACTUS MAN
AN OFFICIAL SOURCE FOR DOGTUFF™ TURF GRASS
Dave Salman's collection from the Rim near Flagstaff, AZ. Very hardy with blue-green foliage. Spectacular flowers in its old age! Average mature size 18" high by 24" wide. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5 inch pots
The Rainbow Cactus is a beauty with prominent, terminal spines. Spines change color as they age, giving the plants variously colored "rings". Fuchsia flowers. 8" high x 15" wide. Zone 6. Sold in 2.5" pots.
Very short white spines on a compact, tidy plant. Single, lemon yellow flowers are scarce! But, the spination and habit is gorgeous! 4" high by 18" wide. Zone 5. Collected by David Salman in New Mexico. Sold as unrooted cutting.
The thin pads are quite spherical and up to 8" across. Single yellow flowers in June followed by juicy lavender fruit. 15" high by 36" wide. Zone 5/6. Collected by Al Frost in Oklahoma. Sold as unrooted cutting.
Named after Claude Barr's home town. An apparent fragilis hybrid (I get the feeling that he used fragilis for its compactness and other species for other characteristics) with golden spines and yellow flowers. 5" high by 24" wide. Hardy through zone 3! Sold as unrooted cutting.
A low, creeping cholla from central New Mexico. White, barbed spines are beautiful but treacherous. 4 inches high by 12 inches plus diameter. Thrives through zone 5. Bright yellow, single flowers in June, dry fruits. Sold as unrooted cuttings.
Simple yellow June flowers fade to apricot the second day. The plant is small and compact. 3" high by 24" wide. Zone 2/3. Collected in Southern Wyoming by Kelly Grummons. Dry fruit. Sold as unrooted cuttings.
This dark spined Cat's Paw forms a tight mound. The glossy, dark spines make a real show. Yellow flowers in June. 6" high by 15" wide. Zone 4. (Don Campbell, Grand Junction, CO, originally from Delores County, CO). Sold as unrooted cuttings.
Occasional yellow flowers on a spiny, very compact cushion in June. Ideal in rock crevices and in troughs. 4" high by 18" wide. Zone 3-4. Mary Ann said it was collected in Nevada. Sold as unrooted cuttings.
Particularly globe-shaped, spherical stems make this selection unique. Virtually spineless and occasional deep yellow flowers in June. 3" high by 12" wide. A favorite of rock and trough gardeners. Pads turn purple in winter. Ideal as a root stock to use in grafting of difficult-to-grow species. Zone 4. Origin unknown. Typical of forms on the Co...
A true ground-covering type with glossy, nearly spineless flattened pads and abundant yellow (fading to apricot) flowers in June. 4" high by 36" wide! Zone 4. I acquired it from Mary Ann Heacock. This plant gets more notice than almost any other in my garden. Sold in 2.5" pot.
A low profile species discovered by Mary Ann Heacock and described and named by Gerald Arp. Compact to trailing growth, short spines, new growth can grow from roots (unique) and roots exhibit glochids. Yellow flowers in June and dry fruits. 5" high by 24" wide. Zone 3. (Arkansas River Valley, CO). Sold as unrooted cuttings. Very rare in culti...