Compass Barrel Cactus
Cacti and succulents
Medium to large cacti. Ribbed and formidably spiny; globular when young, cylindrical with increasing age.Ferocactus cylindraceus
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.
Native to the Southwest. Rounded, aromatic, stiff-branched shrub (sap is fragrant) with silvery, wooll...
California native of variable appearance, with glossy bluish green foliage and crowded spikes of narro...
Grows 18 to 30 ft. tall and wide. Can handle temperatures in the 0° to 10°F/-18° to -12°