Cacti and succulents
Medium to large cacti. Ribbed and formidably spiny; globular when young, cylindrical with increasing age.
Native to Southern California, Nevada, Arizona, Baja California, this barrel cactus grows slowly to 8 or 9 ft. tall, 3 ft. wide. Yellow to orange, bell-shaped flowers, 3 in. across, bloom midspring into summer. Plant grows faster on its shady side than on sunny side, producing curve toward the south.Ferocactus wislizenii
Native to Arizona, Texas, and Mexico. Grows 8 to 9 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide, with yellow or yellow-edged red flowers in summer.
Native to the Southwest. Rounded, aromatic, stiff-branched shrub (sap is fragrant) with silvery, wooll...
Most useful in desert zones 10–13. Nearly leafless, but branches are bright green throughout yea...
A 6–10-in. bundle of tiny green fiber optic cables would make an uncanny likeness of this sedge. Nativ...