The Cactus Man
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A beautiful, compact, mounding cushion plant with long, dense spicy red spines, pink flowers. 8" high by 12" wide. Zone 3. Claude Barr selection. I would guess it's a fragilis, rutila hybrid. Sold as an unrooted cutting.
Abundant, deep rose flowers in June on very compact, petite plant. 4" high by 18" wide. Zone 3. Dry fruit. Claude Barr Selection. Sold as unrooted cutting.
Brilliant fuchsia flowers in June on rich purple pads. It's the best dark padded variety I've seen. 10" high by 48" wide. Hardy to zone 4. Claude Barr selection. A beautiful specimen for landscaping. Sold as an 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.
One of the best RED flowering Opuntias from Claude Barr's collection. The rutilas, a diverse wild hybrid group from western Colorado make good garden plants. Slightly flattened, cylindrical stems and deep reddish-pink flowers in June. Compact habit. 6" high by 24" wide. Zone 4. Dry fruit. Sold as unrooted cutting.
Near-red flowers in June on a beautiful, dwarf cushion, very choice. Plump, round pads. No spines, tiny glochids. 4" high by 18" wide. Zone 3. Excellent in outdoor containers. (Claude Barr selection, Canada?) Dry fruit. Sold as rooted, 2.5" potted plant.
Near-white flowers with striking red stamens in June. Compact habit with short, white spines. 6" high by 24" wide. Zone 3. Dry fruit. Claude Barr selection.
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Considered one of the best garden varieties, period. A compact, yet vigorous plant worthy of much acclaim. Densely spined in gold and completely covered with double, rich peach flowers in June. It's what I would call a floribunda Opuntia. 8" high by 36" wide. Zone 3. Collected by Claude Barr in western Colorado. Sold as unrooted cutting.
One of Claude Barr's most exquisite selections. Large, bright orange, satiny blossoms in June. Vigorous growth. 10" high by 36" wide. Zone 3. Destined to be a favorite of collectors. Dry fruit.
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From our mentor Claude Barr this gorgeous garden variety is contained and polite. It’s stunning golden-yellow flowers have a bright-red eye unlike other forms. It’s fantastic in large containers. The deep red fruit are ABUNDANT and persist all winter. Both the pads and the red fruit are edible and TASTY! 6” high and 24” wide. Zone 3. NEW!
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