THE CACTUS MAN
AN OFFICIAL SOURCE FOR DOGTUFF™ TURF GRASS
This small Agave variety is an adorable gem from central AZ. Quite irresistible. The narrow green leaves are lined with white filaments. 12" H x 12"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!
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...
This stunning Spiny-Star from Wilbarger Co, TX has very large, bright pink and white, bi-colored flowers in May/June. The petals are particularly narrow and star-like! This has longer spines than our Colorado types. The green/peach-colored fruit is ripe after frost and has a delicious gooseberry flavor. Zone 5. 5" H x 5" W. Sold in 2.5-inc...
An outstanding variety. The Rainbow Cactus is a beauty with moderate terminal spines. Spines change color as they age, giving the plants variously colored "rings". Huge yellow/gold flowers. 8" high x 15" wide. Zone 6. Sold in 2.5" pots.
Strawberry Pitaya is unbelievable with its long, golden spines shimmering in the evening sun. Growing into large plants 2-3 feet across with numerous heads, this Pitaya makes a wonderful garden specimen. The huge fuchsia-pink and silky flowers have a gorgeous red center. The very large, fragrant fruits ripen in mid-summer and smell and taste ...
Culberson Co, TX
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 rooted pad in 3.5" Pots.
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 rooted pad in 3.5" Pots.
A nearly spineless shrubby cactus from Central Texas. Bright yellow flowers and large, red fruit. A nice clean look for the landscape. Zone 6. 24 inches high, 60 inches wide. 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 ...
This delightful, serpent-like Patagonian cactus has marvelous little yellow flowers in ABUNDANCE in spring. The snake-like stems easily detach in the winter hoping to find a new home to start anew! The underground tuber grows new reptilian stems in the spring, shortly followed by the drifts of flowers. It's gorgeous in a tall pot with its gra...
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 warty little gem is ideal for the crevice rock garden or as a potted plant on the windowsill. Sparkling yellow/apricot flowers in March/April are incredible! 2" high x 8" wide. Zone 6. Full sun, well-drained soil. Sold in a 3.5" pot.
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.
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....
The beautiful Navajo Yucca is from the Four Corners area of the Southwest. Its stunning, white margined, narrow leaves are cloaked in abundant white filaments. The green-tinged white flowers have purplish sepals and are 2-3 feet tall in June. This is a wonderful subject for the garden in full sun. 12-18" high x 18" wide. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5...
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.
Considered the hardiest of the "Joshua Tree"-type Yuccas. the short green leaves form beautiful rosettes. The tree begins branching at a relatively young age. Towering to six feet or more, the white flower trusses are spectacular. Considered hardy to at least zone 5. Thompson's Tree Yucca can get over 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide. It makes ...
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.
Twist-leaf yucca is a beautiful, polite Yucca for the garden. Its bright green, twisted foliage is not too pokey like some Yuccas. The stunning white flowers are held on dark-colored stems 3-5 feet high in summer. 2 ft H x 2 ft W, full sun, zone 5. This is a very user-friendly succulent. Sold in 2.5-inch pots.
This hybrid Texas Blue Yucca is a cross of Yucca pallida and Yucca rupicola. This intermediate form has blue-green leaves with a slight twist. 2 feet H x 2 feet W. White flowers on stalks 3-5 feet tall in summer. Zones 5 and 6. Sold in 2.5-inch pots. Vigorous and hardy.
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