Cacti and succulents
Grows 1–2 ft. high and 2–3 ft. wide, usually as a solitary rosette. Its short, broad, toothed, blue-gray leaves flare outward, giving a ruffled appearance. Each leaf istipped with a distinctive, often twisted, reddish spine. Best in full sun. Needs regular water indesert, little to moderate water along coast. Fine choice for a large container.
Shrubby perennial. From the mountainsof Coahuila, Mexico. To2 1/2 ft. high and wide. Manyslender, upwa...
Native mostly to Southern California. Broader, more leathery leaves than the species.
Best known in gardens. A Mexican cactus of slow growth to 4 ft. high, 2 1/2 ft. in diameter. With age,...