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...
Annual. California native.To 3 ft. high, 2 1/2 ft. wide; lushand leafy, with 6-in. spikes ofblue flowe...
Thrives in hot, dryclimates and alkaline soils. Has larger, darker green, more succulent leaflets than...