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A beautiful, compact, mounding cushion plant with long, dense spicy red spines, pink flowers. 8"H X 12"W. Zone 3. Claude Barr selection. We guess it's a fragilis or rutila hybrid. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
Abundant, deep rose flowers in June on very compact, petite plant. 4" high by 18" wide. Zone 3. Claude Barr Selection. Now available as a rooted 2.5" potted plant.
Yikes, look at the color of those flowers! The big, orange juice-colored flowers in June are showy and abundant. The pure gold spines shimmer in the sunshine year around. This is one of the BEST edible fruit producers in our collection. The plum-sized bright red fruit ripen in early October. Orang-i-tang is a vigorous plant with very large ...
A compact, mounding cushion-type plant with golden flowers in June. Moderate spination. 8" high by 12" wide. Hardy through zone 3. (Kelly Grummons selection, 2003). May tolerate more water than most Western species. Now sold as a rooted plant in a 2.5" pot.
I would have to say that this plant from Don Campbell in Grand Junction, CO took my breath away when I first saw it. The enormous pads covered with short spines sport big, gorgeous, watermelon colored flowers in June. Slender, reddish fruit in September. Thought to be a John Cipra hybrid. 12" high by 60" wide. Thrives through zone 5. Sold as ro...
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.
Attained from Don Campbell in 1990. Creamy white near-double flowers in June. Modest spines and a compact habit. Likely a John Cipra hybrid. 10" high by 48" wide. Zone 5.
Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots. (O. phaeacantha/basilaris hybrid?)
Another choice selection of the Colorado Tree Cholla with vibrant violet-red blossoms in July. Discovered by Fred Becker in Colorado. 60" high by 72" wide. Zone 5. It is beautiful when combined with 'Taylor's Santa Fe Red', 'White Tower', and Sante Fe Cholla. Sold as 2.5" Pots or as unrooted cuttings.
Crisp, white blossoms with green centers on a plant found by Mary Ann Heacock in Phantom Canyon, CO. A "must" for any cacti collector. 60" high by 72" wide. Thrives through zone 5. Sold as unrooted cutting.
Abundant gold, red-eyed flowers in June. This vigorous grower has stunning, cinnamon spines, blue pads and TONS of gorgeous red pears. It may well be the best native strain for fruit production. 12" high by 48" wide. Zone 5. Introduced by Denver Botanic Gardens. Destined to be a favorite landscape variety due to its year around beauty. Sold a...
Another vigorous Claude Barr selection with peachy-plum flowers in June. Extra large pads have a glossy, purple cast during cooler months. Handsome, long, reddish spines. 15" high by 48" wide. Fergusen thinks this is one of John Cipra's phaeacantha hybrids. Zone 5. Produces abundant, juicy, red fruit. Sold as rooted pad in 3.5" Pots.
Near-white flowers with striking red stamens in June. Compact habit with short, white spines. A polite heirloom garden variety. 6" high by 24" wide. Zone 3. Dry fruit. Claude Barr selection. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
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 rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
A "lovely" new wild selection from the Nebraska/Colorado border. The huge, deep gold flowers with red centers open as widely as a poppy! The low, bright green stems form polite plants that don't take over the whole garden. It's a very hardy variety. 8" high x 30" wide. Zone 4. Sold as rooted pad in 3.5" Pots.
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.
The Eastern Prickly Pear has delicate, single, lemon yellow flowers in mass in June. Glossy, deep green pads are virtually SPINELESS. Abundant red, juicy, edible fruit in fall. I'm told by my Hispanic friends that this is a tasty nopal! 6" high by 24" wide. Zone 4. Tolerates more water than other species. Eastern US. Sold as unrooted cutting, ...
A wonderful strain with silky, peach-colored flowers in June on very compact plants. Appropriate in smaller or larger gardens! 4" high by 30" wide. Incredibly dense flowering. This is always a favorite in our display trials. Zone 4. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
This compact form has dense, white spines with lemon-yellow and pink flowers in June. It's a great rock garden variety and very hardy to zone 4. Contrasts beautifully with dark pad varieties like 'Chocolate Princess'. 4"H x 24"W. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
'Prairie Fire' has deep-green, nearly spineless pads that are absolutely covered with flowers in fiery colors of gold and fade orange. It has a low profile, at 6" high, by 36" wide. Zone 4. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots. . Kelly Grummons hybrid.
'Golden Teddy' is a central New Mexico native with golden-blond, wooly spines. Pale-yellow and baby-pink flowers. 6" high by 30" wide. Zone 4. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
A flowering cactus in the genus Opuntia. The big favorite in our seedling trials over the years: Chocolate Princess has nearly spineless, deep maroon/burgundy pads with Fuchsia Pink flowers in late May/June. the Princess often reblooms several times over the summer here in Denver. Sold as unrooted cutting.
8" high x 36" wide, Zone 4 hardy. ...
This stunning hybrid has bouquets of deep golden flowers with centers painted in orange and red. This variety often reblooms in Denver. It's compact and floriferous. 8" high x 36" wide. Smooth green pads. First flowering in late May. Zone 4. Kelly Grummons hybrid. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
OMG! the stunning bouquets of Mandarin Orange flowers in May and June are unbelievable. Hundreds of blossoms cover the smooth, green pads that are quite spineless. Sold as rooted pad in 3.5" Pots.
8" high x 48" wide. Zone 4 hardy, Kelly Grummons hybrid
Watermelon Man has the most mouth-watering warm-pink flowers through May and June. It often reblooms on smooth, spineless, green pads. Beautiful when cascading over stone walls. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
8" high x 48" wide. Zone 4 hardy. Kelly Grummons hybrid.
Papaya red, ruffled flowers in May and June. This is a color RARE in winter hardy cacti. This reblooming beavertail is quite spineless with light green pads. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
8" high x 36" wide. Zone 4 hardy. Kelly Grummons hybrid.
This vigorous plant with big green, nearly spineless pads produces hundreds of warm apricot flowers with golden centers from May-June. Apricot Glory is the most reliable rebloomer from our breeding. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
8" high x 48" wide, zone 4 hardy. Kelly Grummons hybrid
WOW! This is one of Kelly's favorites. Hawaiian Punch is that unbelievable color of Hot Pink with an orangey glow from the center! Big, smooth light green pads are quite spineless and vigorous. The plant often reblooms in the garden here in Denver. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
8" high x 48" wide. Zone 4 hardy. Kelly Grummons hybrid.
This is the beavertail cactus with the DEEPEST purple black pad coloration of all! Deep violet flowers in late May through June. A stunning contrast plant with silvery foils such as Artemisia, Alyssum, etc. 8" high x 36" wide. Zone 4 hardy. Kelly Grummons hybrid. Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
A beautiful selection recieved from a fellow cactiphile in Michigan. Very Short, even spines and old, rose-pink flowers. A compact variety with great habit. 8" high x 48" wide. Zone 4. Gorgeous! Sold as rooted pad in 2.5" Pots.
This is a particularly hardy, beefy, spineless beavertail. The plump, blue-green pads grow prostrate along the ground rather than upright. The lemon-yellow flowers in June are a bonus but the plant is BEAUTIFUL. It's gorgeous trailing over a rock wall. 8" high x 48" wide. Zone 5. Try it in a pot! Sold as unrooted cutting.
From the amazing trichophora populations south of Santa Fe, NM. This wonderfully compact form has soft, wooly spines that are pinkish on new growth. The dense, compact habit makes it a great and polite garden subject. The delicate yellow flowers turn baby-pink the second day. A mature plant will be COVERED in numerous shades of yellow and pi...
This is likely an Opuntia phaeacantha v. woodsii selection. We received it from a customer years ago. It's a large plant, 12" high x 60" wide. The gorgeous peachy flowers are abundant in June followed by ruby-red, tasty fruit. The pads are blue and the spines are golden. In the winter, the pads take on a plum hue. Zone 5. Sold as rooted pa...
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