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Collection of Cactus
Golden Barrel Cactus
Senita
Medio Picta Century Plant
Golden Barrel Cactus
Big Bend Yucca
Golden Barrel Cactus

Common name:Golden Barrel Cactus
Botanical name:Echinocactus grusonii

Globe shaped cactus grows slowly to 1-1/2' x 2'. Golden spines line medium green ribs. Yellow flowers appear in spring. Full sun but prefers some shade in low desert. Striking accent. Looks attractive in groupings. Native to southern Mexico.

Senita

Common name:Senita
Botanical name:Lophocereus schotti

Evergreen columnar cactus grows slowly to 10' x 10'. Stems are light green and are covered in gray spines. Flowers are pink and appear late spring to summer. Flowers bloom at night on "furry" top regions of stems. Accepts reflected sun. Native to the Sonoran Desert.

Medio Picta Century Plant

Common name:Medio Picta Century Plant
Botanical name:Agave americana var. medio-picta

This form has arching leaves with a creamy white stripe down the center of the blue-green leaf. The leaves are outstanding with their arching form and are well armed with a stout, terminal spine as well as marginal teeth. It is somewhat smaller than the americana variety, growing to around 4.' It prefers full sun, well drained soil and will perform well in containers. This form also will die after bloom but will survive in the form of new pups around the old plant.

Golden Barrel Cactus

Common name:Golden Barrel Cactus
Botanical name:Echinocactus grusonii

Globe shaped cactus grows slowly to 1-1/2' x 2'. Golden spines line medium green ribs. Yellow flowers appear in spring. Full sun but prefers some shade in low desert. Striking accent. Looks attractive in groupings. Native to southern Mexico.

Big Bend Yucca

Common name:Big Bend Yucca
Botanical name:Yucca rostrata

One of the most attractive tree yuccas. Grows slowly to about 10' tall. Blue leaves are up to 2' long and have a sharp terminal spine. Old leaves persist on the plant and provide sun protection. It has a spectacular summer display of cream white flowers. Prefers full sun or very light shade and rocky well drained soil. Native to the Chihuahuan desert.

Designer: Greg Corman

Collection of Cactus

Photographer: Christina Bickelmann

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