Cactus Plants

Cactus Plants

The Golden Barrel Cactus

The Golden Barrel Cactus

The Golden Barrel Cactus.  The scientific name is Echinocactus grusonii – It needs full sun anything less and it will not bloom or do well.  It can grow about 3 maybe 4 ft. tall and wide, sometimes taller and wider, make sure it gets ample room to grow.  The spines or needles will get about […]

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The Claret Cup Cactus Southwest Garden

The Claret Cup Cactus Southwest Garden. (Echinocereus triglochidiatus)is in the hedgehog family of cactus. Best used in the Xeriscaping landscape. It is also called the Kingcup Cactus, Mojave Cactus, and the Hedgehog Cactus. They produce these bright orange blooms mainly in late spring or early summer throughout the Southwest. It is found in southern California, […]

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List of Xeriscaping Plants – Low Water

List of Xeriscaping Plants – Low Watering List of Xeriscaping Plants. These plants are used for low water landscape. They are desert plants but can produce beautiful flowers and foliage color. If you want to see what they will look like in your yard you can go here.  Submit Your Garden Photo.    Ocotillo Fouquieria splendens […]

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