THE CACTUS MAN
AN OFFICIAL SOURCE FOR DOGTUFF™ TURF GRASS
Sold in 2.5" pot. $8.00 This delightful, serpent-like Patagonian cactus has marvelous little yellow flowers in ABUNDANCE in spring. The snake-like stems easily detach in the winter hoping to find a new home to start anew! The underground tuber grows new reptilian stems in the spring, shortly followed by the drifts of flowers. It's gorgeous ...
Wright's Nipple Cactus. This little pincushion/nipple type cactus is a low, soft cushion with beautiful, magenta flowers in summer. 3" high x 4" wide. Sun. Happy in the rock garden or in the trough. Zone 5/6. Sold in 2.5" pot. $10.
This spiny, mound former is cloaked in golden spines. Gorgeous, carmel/gold flowers appear in spring on this high altitude, Patagonian species. 8" high x 24" wide. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5" pot.
The Clam-shell Stone Plant has unbelievable, iridescent pink flowers in April/May. This beautiful rock garden plant prefers moderate moisture, full sun but perhaps an eastern or northern location in the rockery to avoid southern winter sun. Plant it deep between rocks to offer the best protection. Stunning! 1.5" high x 8" wide. Full sun, zo...
The Shrubby Ice Plant has woody stems and stiff foliage forming a "hard to the touch" cushion 5" high x 15" wide. Tiny, bright-pink flowers COVER the plant in June. We've had best results with this gem by planting in against a stone in the garden so it can wrap itself happily around and over it. Zone 5 in a rock crevice garden, zone 6 otherwise.
The smallest of the genus, Tufted Ice Plant is barely 1/2 inch high and 6" wide. In zone 5 grow it in full sun in the rock garden or trough where it can catch a little shade in the heat of the afternoon. Brilliant magenta flowers completely obscure the blue, finger-like foliage in May. Very Choice. Zone 5.
This warty little gem is ideal for the crevice rock garden or as a potted plant on the windowsill. Sparkling yellow/apricot flowers in March/April are incredible! 2" high x 8" wide. Zone 6. Full sun, well-drained soil.
This wonderful and warty little iceplant has apricot flowers in April/May. This beautiful rock garden plant prefers moderate moisture, full sun but perhaps an eastern or northern location in the rockery to avoid southern winter sun. Plant it deep between rocks to offer the best protection. Stunning! 1.5" high x 8" wide. Full sun, zone 6 (zo...
The Blue Desert Spoon is a gorgeous landscape specimen for the hot, dry garden. The wonderfully solitary rosettes of toothy blue leaves make striking subjects in the garden or in a pot on the patio. As the plant reaches maturity, striking spikes of creamy white flowers adorn the plant in summer. 36" high x 48" wide. Full sun. Zone 6. Our s...
This wonderful South African iceplant is a shrublet that flowers all spring and summer! Tiger Jaws' toothy foliage is super cute in the rock garden or trough. Yellow flowers whose petals are red on the backside open widely in the evening. 3" high x 8" wide, sun to part shade, zone 5. Sold in a 3.5" pot. Suitable as an indoor windowsill pl...
Solitary, spherical plant usually with dark spines. Light to dark pink flowers form a halo on the plant in March/April. Provide with excellent drainage in a rock garden or trough. 3" high by 6" wide. Grown from seed collected in the San Luis Valley in southern Colorado. Zone 3.
Finally, we have some available. What a challenge to attain seed, germinate and get to a salable size! We only have this species about every three years. They are really exquisite. Snowball Form of Pediocactus has lovely white spines. Spine color varies from yellowish white to bluish white. Flowers are deep garnet pink to light pink! Grown ...
The Texas Red Yucca is a favorite in our garden. The tubular coral-red flowers are on graceful 4-5 foot high stems from early June through September! It is definitely the hummingbirds' favorite food source. Graceful green foliage turns maroon in winter. Sold in 2.5 inch pot
The beautiful Navajo Yucca is from the Four Corners area of the Southwest. Its stunning, white margined, narrow leaves are cloaked in abundant white filaments. The green-tinged white flowers have purplish sepals and are 2-3 feet tall in June. This is a wonderful subject for the garden in full sun. 12-18" high x 18" wide. Zone 5. Sold in 2.5...
Santa Fe Form
The Banana Yucca from northern New Mexico has handsome, wide leaves up to 2-3 feet long. The plump fruit are edible in September. Showy white flowers on 3-4 foot high stalks. Sold in 2.5 inch pot.