THE CACTUS MAN
AN OFFICIAL SOURCE FOR DOGTUFF™ TURF GRASS
Schott’s Century Plant is a beautiful, petite species. The deep green leaves are edged with white filaments. Each leaf is often one foot long. At maturity, Schott’s Century Plant can be up to 18” high x 24” wide. The flower stalks can be 9 feet in height. This strain is native to South Western New Mexico. Zone 6. It’s been known to survive in De...
Finally, we have Chisos Mountains Century plant! This naturally occurring Agave hybrid is thought to be a cross between the native Agave havardiana and Agave lechuguilla. The leaves are narrower than Agave havardiana and wider than lechuguilla. The color ranges from blue to green. This crop is all blue, however. 15" high x 24" wide. Flower...
The Rainbow Cactus is a beauty with moderate terminal spines. Spines change color as they age, giving the plants variously colored "rings". Yellow/gold flowers. 8" high x 15" wide. Zone 6. Sold in 2.5" pots.
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.
This Christmas Tree Cholla cactus 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.
Plant this with OP118 Cylindropuntia leptocaulis (Long Spined Form) to provide good pollination. This will ensure...
Shimmering golden spines adorn this thin-stemmed cholla. 48" high x 48" wide. Stems are not brittle like other leptocaulis types. Zone 5. Sold in a 2.5" pot or unrooted cuttings (when available.)
The "Purple Prickly Pear" has large yellow, red-eyed flowers. The June flowers produce beautiful, large purple/red fruit. Long black spines along top of purplish pads. SW New Mexico. 18" high by 36" wide. Zone 6. Sold as unrooted cutting.
This Christmas Tree Cholla has a very thin, twiggy stems in a mass of one inch long shimmering golden spines. Green flowers followed by ABUNDANT red fruit. 2-4 feet high and wide. Zone 5. This form from Davis Mountains, Texas (Grummons). Sold as 2.5" pot or unrooted cuttings (when available.)
Plant this with OP024 Cylindropuntia leptocaulis ...
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 wonderful and warty little iceplant has apricot 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, zone 6 (zo...
This miniature form of Tiger's Jaws is a sweet addition to your trough or crevice garden. The precious little yellow flower buds open in the evening and entertain the night pollinators. At only 2" high and 6" wide, this is a true miniature. Zone 5/6, sun. Sold in 2.5" pot.
Known as South African Pig's Ear, this stunning hardy succulent has silver evergreen leaves. Plant it in the rock garden or in an outdoor trough or dish garden. This plant can also be grown indoors in the window sill or sunroom. Spikes topped with candelabras of green and orange bell-like blossoms in Spring are up to 8" high. Dollar sized le...
In cold climates, (zones 5 and 6) this stunning member of the ice plant family is comfortably nestled in the tight spaces between rocks in the crevice garden. The heat sink created by the stones keeps the soil temperatures in the safety range. The chubby, wedge-shaped dark green leaves form rosettes on a compact plant 3-4" high and 8-12" wide....
This Bergeranthus is a great rock garden variety of ice plant. It has large, shiny yellow flowers on long stems elevated above the foliage in late spring/early summer. Very attractive in combination with other succulents in garden bowls or troughs. Height 6 inches x Width 8-12 inches. Full sun, zone 6/7. Sold in 2.5" pot.
Santa Fe Form
The Banana Yucca from northern New Mexico has handsome, wide leaves up to 2-3 feet long. The plump fruit are edible in September. Showy white flowers on 3-4 foot high stalks. 30"H X 36"W. Zones 4-5. Sold in 2.5 inch pot.
The impressive Spanish Dagger from Texas grows to an amazing 30 feet in height in its native range. The thick, shaggy trunk and 4 ft long, broad leaves make it a good palm tree substitute in colder areas. The stunning white flowers may be tinged with a little purple. 10-30 ft tall and 8 ft wide. Zone 6. Sold in 2.5-inch pot.
We cannot currently ship outside of the United States. Sorry for the inconvenience!