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A stunning, rare, deep blue hybrid of two winter hardy Agaves. Cold hardy to Zone 5. It will be at least 15 years to bloom. 15" high x 20" wide. Comes in 2.5 inch pot.
Havard's Agave is the king of the Davis Mountains of West Texas. The broad, rich blue leaves are incredibly handsome. Plants grow to 24 inches high by 36 inches wide in 10 to 15 years. Havard's Agave has very few offsets over the years unlike some species. Hardy to zone 5 (-20 degrees F.). Foliage is much broader than the parryi types. Sold in 2...
This handsome Century plant from northern Arizona will be the jewel of your rock garden. This form has narrow, vertical green leaves with white spines. 12 inches high and 20" wide. Hardy to zone 5 (-20 degrees F.) Comes in 2.5 inch pots
This rare miniature Agave variety is an adorable gem from central AZ. Quite irresistible.The narrow green leaves are lined with white filaments. 6" H x 6"W. Hardy up to zone 5/6. Sold in 2.5 inch pots. Thrives in the crevice rock garden and can be grown as a windowsill houseplant also!
A wonderfully hardy little Century Plant with a globe shape and white edged leaves.Wedge it between boulders in the rock garden or plant it in a large trough. The lovely coral flowers are on petite stalks. This is a polycarpic variety that doesn't die immediately after it blooms. Hardy up to Zone 6. I have one on a windowsill where it is very...
This hardy form of Lechuguilla Century Plant is from seed in the Chisos Mountains of west TX. The narrow green leaves have a light colored stripe in the center. 15" high by 30" wide. Hardy to Zones 5. Sold in 2.5 inch pots.
With it's long, white terminal spines this hardy century plant is right at home in the rock garden. 12" high and wide, Zone 5. Sold in 2.5 inch pots
Squatty, deep-blue plants have curly spines giving the plant the appearance that it's jiggling. The most beautiful of the Utah agaves. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5 inch pots
New Mexican or Mezcal Agave. An extraordinarily beautiful and very hardy Century Plant. Broad, blue-green leaves with striking black terminal spines. Compact form: 12" H X 24" W. Hardy from zone 4/5 . Sold in 2.5 inch pot.
Clumping plant with soft golden spines. Excellent for trough gardens. This Texas native has huge gold-to-bronze flowers in May. Tasty green berries all winter. 3" high by 6" wide. Thrives in zone 5. Sold in 2.5 inch pot
Common Names: Pineapple Pincushion, Pineapple cactus, Nipple Cactus, Finger cactus
Similar to Echinocereus triglochidiatus but generally larger. Thick stems have short to medium spines, red to orange flowers and red fruit. 6-8"H x 18"W. Clumps may have over 100 members, each up to 10 inches in length, and cover an area of several square feet. Zone 5-9. Sold in 2.5 inch pot.
Common Name: Colorado Hedgehog, Scarlet Hedgehog
The "White Lace Cactus" of Texas clumps modestly. A favorite for many collectors. Grows 6-8 inches high and wide. HUGE fuchsia flowers in June for a long period. Grows from zone 4. Sold in 2.5 inch pot.
An adorable hedgehog that hails from West Texas. Considered rare and choice. This variety has shimmering golden spines accompanied by modest green flowers in May making it very desirable for rock gardens and troughs. Hardy to zone 5. This plant grows 6-12" high x 12" wide. Sold in 2.5 inch pot. This variety makes a great indoor windowsill plant!
A grand form of Claret Cup Cactus with scarlet flowers in June. Perhaps one of the tallest of the triglochidiatus'. 12-18" high by 18" wide. Thrives from zones 5-10. Plant forms a large clump quickly. Our mother plant always gets an "Oh My!" with its 40 or 50 blossoms that last for several weeks. Large, juicy fruits that gain an orange hue when ...
The "Varied" Hedgehog is a charming, cylindrical type with colorful bands horizontally, "varying" from white, to red, to bronze. Small flowers ranging from yellow and green to chocolate and red appear on the sides to lower part of the plant. Thrives to zone 5 . 2.5" pot.
This hybrid Hedgehog cactus was bred by cactus guru Jeff Thompson of Pueblo, CO. It features fantastic spines accompanied by unusual flowers late spring and can vary from red to green to bronze !! Very unique and limited supply! Zone 5. 4-6"H x 3-4"W.
A naturally occurring hybrid between Echinocereus coccineus and Echinocereus dasyacanthus. Bringing the best traits from each species produces individuals that come in numerous flower colors from shades of pink, orange, red, yellow, white or bicolors. This zone 5 hardy hedgehog is native to southern New Mexico and nearby Texas and Mexico...
Widely clumping, beefy plants 6-12 inches high, 18-30 inches wide. Bright orange flowers in June. Full Sun, Zone 5, West TX.
Common Name: Gurney's Hedgehog Cactus
White Snowball Form.
Solitary, white snowballs to 4 inches in diameter. Coppery colored flowers in May. Hard through Zone 5. Found in West Texas. Sold in 2.5 inch pot
THIS ITEM IS TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE
A low-growing, widely clumping cactus with stems covered in white spines forming untidy mats or mounds. This species stays small and is prone to rotting from excess moisture. It will offset to form clusters of as many as 11 stems. Flowers are pale yellow to pale pink. Zone 5. 4"H x 8"W. NEW!
An unusual form with LOVELY apricot and green flowers. Found just north of Santa Fe, NM. Zone 5. Polite, compact garden variety, 3-4 feet high and wide. Very rare. Sold as rooted 2.5" pot.
The Christmas Tree Cholla has a very thin, twiggy stems in a mass of short-med spines. Green flowers followed by red fruit. 2-4 feet high and wide. Zone 5. This form from Davis Mountains, Texas (Heacock). Sold as 2.5" pot.
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.
A beautiful succulent from Lesotho in southern Africa. Seed collected by Panayoti Kelaidis in 1995. Zone 5. Thick stems one half inch wide and 1-2 inches long form dense cushions, 3" high and 12" wide. Small leaves and small yellow flowers in summer. Best in rock garden with perfect drainage. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5 inch pot.
Common Name: Lion's Spore
A Patagonian opuntiad. Small cholla-like stems. 2" high by 18" wide. Shaggy spines on finger-sized stems. Forms a BEAUTIFUL, flat pancake ground cover. Small white flowers in June. Zone 5. Prefers and tolerates more moisture than most opuntiads. 2 year old plants 2-3" across. Grows at very high altitudes of above 1500 m in extremely xeric regio...
Probably the hardiest barrel cactus. Curved fish hook type spines on flattened barrels to over one foot in diameter. Beautiful pink flowers in May or June. Zone 5/6. Beautiful 2", 3 year old plants sold in 2.5 inch pot.
Seed collected by Panayoti Kelaidis in Lesotho, Southern Africa. It's the highest altitude collection that we know of. It has overwintered in Denver with snow cover. Generally considered Zone 7. Colorful orange flowers on foot tall stems in early summer. It makes a great indoor windowsill plant too! 3 year old plant $10. Sold in 2.5" pot. This...
The Texas Red Yucca is a favorite in our garden. The tubular coral-red flowers are on graceful 4-5 foot high stems from early June through September! It is definitely the hummingbirds' favorite food source. Graceful green foliage turns maroon in winter. Sold in 3.5 inch pot
This form of Beaked Yucca is from the northern Chisos Mountains in West Texas. Its powdery blue foliage is striking above vertical trunks to 10 feet tall. It tends not to branch like Yucca thompsoniana but stay single-headed like a handsome sentinel. These 2-year-old plants will eventually form a trunk in many years. Hardy to zone 5. Sold in 2....
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