THE CACTUS MAN
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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
An outstanding flowering cactus in the Echinocereus genus. This is a rare form with very short, sparse spines or no spines, 4-6 inches high by 12 inches plus in diameter. Forms multiple heads quickly. Hardy to zone 3. Scarlet flowers, edible red fruit. Sold in 2.5-inch pot. This variety tolerates quite a bit of shade.
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. Incredible, impressed leaf patterns better than on most agaves. 15" high x 20" wide. Very polite in the garden. Minimal production of pups. Comes in 2.5 inch pot.
Dave Salman's collection from the Rim near Flagstaff, AZ. Very hardy with blue-green foliage. Spectacular flowers in its old age! Average mature size 18" high by 24" wide. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5 inch pots
This is the king-sized Havard's Agave from the Davis Mountains of West Texas. It's by far the largest Agave that we can grow in chilly Denver. The broad, rich blue leaves are incredibly handsome. Plants grow to 24 inches high by 48 inches wide in 10 to 15 years. Havard's Agave has very few offsets over the years unlike some species. Hardy to zo...
A compact Colorado form with scarlet flowers and edible reddish fruit. Spination varies. 4 inches high by several feet wide. Thrives to zone 4. Sold in 2.5-inch pot.
These are all accompanied by multiple pups at the cactus' base.
Considered by many to be the most cold-hardy Agave. From the highest altitudes of New Mexico's Guadalupe Mountains. Its stunning blue leaves are tipped with bold, dramatic black spines. New Mexico Agave is more compact in form than Agave parryi. It makes a gorgeous garden subject. 12-15" high x 18-24" wide. Full sun. Zone 5, possibly zone...
The largest cactus species in Colorado (60" high by 72" wide). Reddish-rose flowers in July followed by green fruit. An important landscape plant. Suitable for culture in large pots. Thrives to zone 4. EASY to grow. Try it in a large pot on the patio if you don't have room in the garden. Sold in 2.5"- pots.
The magnificent Soap Tree from New Mexico is one of the most beautiful tree-type yuccas. It grows quickly and sports magnificent flowering candelabras by age 5, which is very young for a yucca. It can grow over 10 feet in height. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5 inch pot.
A gorgeous form of Utah century plant. With it's long, white terminal spines this hardy century plant is right at home in the rock garden. 12"H X 18W. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5" pots.
Probably the hardiest barrel cactus. This is the hardier, Roosevelt Co. NM form. Curved fish hook type spines on flattened barrels. 8"H X 10"W. Beautiful pink flowers in May or June. Zone 5/6. Beautiful 2", 3-year-old plants sold in 2.5-inch pot.
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 to pale-yellow flowers in June. Zone 5. Prefers and tolerates more moisture than most opuntiads.
2"H X 18"W. Grows at very high altitudes of above 1500 m in extremely xeric regions ...
A non-flowering, perpetual juvenile form. Snow white, short spines on small pads, 1" wide by 3" long. The tight, carpeting cushion is 3" high by 1 ft wide. Zone 3. Great in the rock garden or in troughs. Kelly Grummons collection from the Pawnee National Grasslands in eastern Colorado in 1990. Now sold as a rooted plant in a 2.5" pot.
A humble little plant from the Great Plains and foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Small plants that occasionally clump. Greenish-gold flowers at the base of the plant in May and June that smell like lemon cake!! Dry fruits. 4" high by 6" wide. Hardy to zone 3. Great in rock gardens and troughs. Sold in 2.5" pot
Common Name: Prairie Hedgehog Ca...
A large form of Brittle Cactus with compact growth and lovely coral-pink flowers in June. Stunning long, black spines are unique. 6" high by 18" wide. GORGEOUS! Zone 4. Sold as unrooted cutting.
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...
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...
This extraordinary nearly spineless form of the Giant Claret Cup makes impressive specimens in the rock garden. Smooth stems tower to nearly a foot tall. Scarlet, tubular flowers from April-June. Edible, reddish fruit. 12” high x 24” wide. Zone 5. Available in 2.5” pot. Limited supply.
A rare subspecies of viridiflorus and sometimes grouped under chloranthus. Spines are bright gold and flowers are yellow to gold-green accompanied by caramel stripes at times. 4"H x 6"W. Hardy to zone 4. Great in rock gardens and troughs. Limited availability! NEW! This can be grown as a windowsill houseplant also! Sold in 2.5-inch pots.
A diminuitive, very compact form with dense, golden spines. Each pad is only 1/2 inch in diameter! Tiny, golden yellow flowers in June. 4" high by 12 inches wide. Zone 3. Sold as 2.5" potted plant.
A VERY compact plant. Little yellow flowers in June. Cinnamon colored spines. Purple/blue pads in winter. Beautiful! Excellent in pots and in the rock garden. 3" high x 12" wide. Zone 3. Sold as rooted 2.5" potted plant.
This cactus is an extra-large stemmed form of Club Cholla. The White-spinearmored stems form a dense mat only 4” high and 24” wide. Each bulbous stem segment is over twice the size of the regular form. The single, deep gold flowers in late June are stunning. This variety is slow-growing and not a thug in the garden. Club Cholla is as beautiful ...
NEW 'Mouse Ears' is one of the most striking of the spineless Cat's Paw Cacti. The branchlets reach upwards. This super-hardy strain has gorgeous yellow flowers. Hardy to zone 3. Ideal in pots, troughs, or in the rock garden. 4 inches high and 12 inches wide. Now sold as a rooted plant in a 2.5" pot.
This dark spined Cat's Paw forms a tight mound. The glossy, dark spines make a real show. Yellow flowers in June. 6" high by 15" wide. Zone 4. (Don Campbell, Grand Junction, CO, originally from Delores County, CO). Sold as 2.5" potted plant.
This famous compact Yucca is a compact yucca from the Mountain West! Genetics from Duchesne County, Utah. Full sun and heat-loving. A robust population with larger rosettes and gorgeous, wider blue foliage! Very ornamental. 6000 ft elevation. 10"H X 18"W Creamy-greenish white bell-shaped flowers in June on 20" stems. This is a very hardy Y...
This South American Opuntia relative is a compact, clump-former from Patagonia. We would rate it at Zone 4. The delicate, big orange flowers in June are "other-worldly"! Spherical "pads" are heavily armored with broad spines and are fragile (come apart easily). Pads are twice as big as our other darwinii. Try growing it in morning sun or in par...
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