Cacti and succulents
Medium to large cactus prized for their interesting shape and showy flowers. Ribbed and formidably spiny, they are globular when young, cylindrical with increasing age.
Native to Southern California, Nevada, Arizona, and 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 a curve toward the south.Ferocactus wislizenii
Native to Arizona, Texas, and Mexico. Grows to 8–9 ft. tall and 3 ft. wide, with yellow or yellow-edged red flowers in summer.
Native to the Southwest. Rounded, aromatic (sap is fragrant), stiff-branched shrub with silvery, ...
Most useful in desert zones 10–13. Native to the Southwest.Nearly leafless, but the branches are...
Native to Utah, Arizona, Nevada, California, and Mexico. Grows to 3–4 ft. tall and 2–3 ft....