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...
Grows 1 1/2-2 ft. high and 2-3 ft. wide. Bright blue blossoms.
Coarser textured than H. comptoniana; leaves usually undivided, 2–4 in. long. Flowers are lil...