THE CACTUS MAN
AN OFFICIAL SOURCE FOR DOGTUFF™ TURF GRASS
Dave Salman's collection from south of Flagstaff, AZ at about 6,800 ft. A particularly hardy form with blue-green foliage. Average mature size 24" high by 24" wide. Sold in 2.5 inch pots
Large variety, mostly solitary, fairly white spines, large hot pink flowers. Spines lay flatter, making it user friendly. Grows well in pots and thrives to zone 4. Green fruit is delicious in September! Sold in 2.5 inch pot.
Central New Mexico form. Choice.
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 solitary barrel/hedgehog type from south central Colorado. Huge purple flowers in June. Thrives to zone 4. 5-6 inches high.
A compact Colorado form with scarlet flowers. Densely spined, 4 inches high by several feet wide. Thrives to zone 4. Sold in 2.5 inch pot.
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
A compact Colorado form with scarlet flowers. Spination varies. 4 inches high by several feet wide. Thrives to zone 4. Sold in 2.5 inch pot.
A rare subspecies of viridiflorus and sometimes grouped under chloranthus. Spines are bright gold and flowers are yellow to gold accompanied by caramel stripes at times. Dry fruits. 4"H x 6"W. Hardy to zone 3. Great in rock gardens and troughs. Limited availability! NEW ! This can be grown as a windowsill houseplant also!
Our favorite little trough plant. One of the rarest plants in the collection. Plants are about 2 inches high and 6 inches across after many years. Zone 4. Spines are held tighter than the similar species Escobaria sneedii and smaller as well. Pale pink 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. 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 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 as unrooted cuttings.
This Opuntia relative is a compact, clump-former from Patagonia. We would rate it at Zone 4. The delicate, bronzy orange flowers in June are "other-worldly"! Spherical "pads" are heavily armored with broad spines and are fragile (come apart easily). Try growing it in morning sun or in partial sun. Give it some water in the winter if it is extre...
The diminutive Dollhouse Yucca is the sweetheart of the Mountain West! Genetics from Western Colorado and SE Utah. Full sun and heat loving. Only 6"H X 8"W! Creamy-greenish white bell-shaped flowers in June. This is a very hardy Yucca. Zone 4.
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