Cactus 2 - Barrel & Hedgehog Cacti, Last updated 3/24.
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Spring 2018 plant list. All prices include free shipping.
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Geoscape Desert Nursery
Cold hardy cactus, succulents, and perennials for the rock gardening enthusiast.
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Echinocereus coccineus "Shaggy", "Claret Cup Cactus", 18"H x 36" W ( cm 46H x92W )
Cibola Co., NM, 6800 feet ( 2073m ), Heat / cold tolerance: Z5b-8b, Thin, arching needle spines nearly obscure the stems on this form. Red flowers in early to mid spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, 2 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36732209082/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 2-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus coccineus "Light Pink", Claret Cup Cactus", 24"H x 24 W ( cm 61H x 61W )
Otero Co., NM, 4800 feet ( 1463m ), Heat / cold tolerance: Z6b-9b, Robust, taller stems with shorter white spines. Flowers mostly light pink with white & yellow centers. Also deep salmon pink colors observed in this batch.
Flickr photo gallery link, 4 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36506150470/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 3-5 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus coccineus "Straw Yellow", Claret Cup Cactus", 24"H x 24" W ( cm 61H x 61W ), Otero Co., NM, 4200 feet ( 1281m ), Heat / cold tolerance: 7a-10a, Shorter, thick, straw yellow spines on robust, tall stems. Orange red trumpet flowers.
Flickr photo gallery link, 2 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36732276042/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 3-5 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus coccineus "rosei" #2, "Claret Cup Cactus", 18" H x 24" W ( cm 46H x 61W )
Otero Co., NM, 5300 feet ( 1616m ), Heat / cold tolerance: Z6b-9b, Compact mounding plants with short thick white spines. Flowers smaller, bright red. with hints of pink to orange.
Flickr photo gallery link, 2 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36506203470/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 2-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus, "Claret Cup Cactus", 24"H x 18"W ( cm 61H x 46W ), Gila Co., AZ, 5000 feet ( 1524m ), Heat / cold tolerance: Z6b-9b, Taller stems and dense white spines. Flowers deep red.
Flickr photo gallery link, 2 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36839694626/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 2-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus coccineus var. roemeri, "Claret Cup Cactus", 24"H x 24" W ( cm 61H x 61W ), Llano Co., TX, 1200 feet ( 366m ), Heat / cold tolerance: 7a-10a,  Variable stem sizes, mostly on the smaller side and scarlet orange flowers with yellowish white throats.
Flickr photo gallery link, 2 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36763283731/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 2-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus X roetteri "Bright Yellow", "Lloyds Hedgehog Cactus", 24"H x 18" W ( cm 61H x 46W ), Otero Co., NM, 5300 feet ( 1616m ), Heat / cold: Z6b-9b, Tall stems and few offsets. Bright
greenish yellow flowers, sometimes orangey colors.
Flickr photo gallery link, 3 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36763404371/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 3-4 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
Escobaria organensis, "Organ Mountain Foxtail Cactus", 8"H x 12"W ( cm 21W x  31H" )
Dona Ana Co., NM, 4500 feet ( 1372m ), Heat / cold tolerance: Z6b-9b, Small barrels clustering in age. Short, thick, yellowish white spines. Flowers are small and light pink, blooming continuously up to a month.
Flickr photo gallery link, 2 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36506488160/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 2-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
Escobaria sandbergii, "San Andres Foxtail Cactus", 8"H x 12"W ( cm 21W x 31H )
Sierra Co., NM, 7000 feet ( 2134m ), Heat / cold tolerance: Z6a-9a, Fine dense spines cover clustering stems. Flowers light pink to metallic pink, small, blooming up to one month.
Flickr photo gallery link, 2 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36506562670/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 2-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
Memo, $18 minimum order on all plant orders. Thank you!
Coryphantha sulcata, "Pineapple Cactus",  5"H x 5" W ( cm 13H x 13W )
Val Verde Co., TX, 1000 feet ( 305 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z7b-10b, Small barrel cactus, solitary at first, later offsetting to form small clumps. Flowers yellow with red centers in mid summer. Plants can sunburn and do best when planted in a place with some afternoon shade.
Flickr photo gallery link, this will open a new page. Two pictures.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/31769670004/in/album-72157676406667244/
1 offer: 1-2 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus coccineus "rosei", "Claret Cup Hedgehog Cactus, 18"H x 24"W ( cm 46H x 61W ), Otero Co., NM, 5300 feet ( 1616 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Plants solitary at first, later off-setting to form compact mounds. Flowers deeper scarlet orange than average, attractive to hummingbirds and appear in early to mid spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, this will open a new page. Two pictures.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/32374580380/in/album-72157676406667244/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus coccineus var. gurneyi, "Claret Cup Hedgehog Cactus", 18"H x 36"W ( cm 46H x 92W ), Pecos Co., TX, 4700 feet ( 1433 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Plants solitary at first, later off-setting to form large mounds. Flowers scarlet orange with yellow throats attract hummingbirds appear in early to mid spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, 2 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36094585693/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus dasyacanthus, "Texas Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus", 24"H x 18"W ( cm 61H x 46W ), Eddy Co., NM, 4000 feet ( 1220 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Plants tall, columnar, sometimes solitary, but usually off-setting from the base or even branching from the sides to form open upright clumps. This population has mostly greenish yellow flowers, sometimes pink, multi-colored or red appear in mid to late spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, this will open a new page. Two pictures.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/31911558354/in/album-72157676406667244/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus X lloydii, "Lloyd's Hedgehog Cactus", 24"H x 18"W ( cm 61H x 46W )
Brewster Co., TX, 4100 feet ( 1250 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Tall columnar plants, mostly single but sometimes off-setting from the base or branching above to form upright clumps. Spines and flowers in this population highly variable from plant to plant with mostly E. dasyacanthus like characteristics.
Flickr photo gallery link, this will open a new page. Four pictures.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/32754865055/in/album-72157676406667244/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus reichenbachii, "Lace Hedgehog Cactus", 12"H x 12"W ( cm 31H x 31W ), Kimble Co., TX, 2000 feet ( 610 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Plants solitary at first, later off-setting to form loose clumps. Flowers lighter pink with white throats and a red base, appear in early to mid spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, 3 pictures: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36506224890/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 eac
Echinocereus reichenbachii var. baileyi, "Lace Hedgehog Cactus", 18"H x 18"H ( cm 46H x 46W ), Kiowa Co., OK, 1500 feet ( 458 m ) , Heat / cold hardiness: Z5b-8b, Shaggy spines on taller stems, forming loose clumps. Flowers mostly darker pink with red throats appear in early to mid spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, 2 pictures: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36094728313/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 each
Echinocereus X roetteri "Pink", "Lloyd's Hedgehog Cactus", 18"H x 24"W ( cm 46H x 61W ), Otero Co., NM, 4200 feet ( 1281 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Short needle spines of white over stems, forming dome like clumps in age. This batch of seedlings has mostly pink flowers with a hint of orange, yellowish white throats.
Flickr photo gallery link, this will open a new page. Three pictures.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/31911717304/in/album-72157676406667244/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 each
Echinocereus X roetteri "Wildcard", "Lloyd's Hedgehog Cactus", 18"H x 24"W ( cm 46H x 61W ), Otero Co., NM, 4200 feet ( 1281 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Short needle spines over stems, forming dome like clumps in age. This batch of seedlings with mostly greenish yellow flowers.
Flickr photo gallery link, 5 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36068768334/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus triglochidiatus "White Sands", "Claret Cup Hedgehog Cactus", 36"H x 48"W ( cm 92H x 122W ), Otero Co., NM, 4000 feet ( 1220 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, The famous White Sands Hedgehog Cactus with tall stems up to 3 feet in height, off-setting up to 4 feet in diameter in age. Classic red flowers with yellowish white throats attractive to hummingbirds.
Flickr photo gallery link, 2 pictures: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36903068265/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 each.
Escobaria albicolumnaria, "White Column Cactus", 10"H x 5"W ( cm 26H x 13W )
Brewster Co., TX, 2500 feet ( 762 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Tall columnar stems, mostly solitary with dense white spines. Small light pink flowers in early to mid spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, 4 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36763566411/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 each.
Escobaria missouriensis var. caespitosa, "Missouri Pincushion Cactus", 8"H x 12"W (cm 21H x 31W), Marshall Co., OK, 800 feet ( 245 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z5b-8b, Robust southern form of this widespread barrel cactus. Star like brownish yellow-green flowers appear in two distinct flushes beginning in early to mid spring. Bright red berries the following spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, this will open a new page. Two pictures.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/31940757383/in/album-72157676406667244/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root, for $12.50 each
Escobaria orcuttii var. macraxina, "Big Hatchet Snowball Cactus", 8'H x 12"W ( cm 21H x 31W ), Hidalgo Co., NM, 6500 feet ( 1982 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Highly clustering plants with dense white spines. Small light pink flowers in early to mid spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, 3 photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/36506522010/in/album-72157685829462030/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
Escobaria vivipara var. rosea. "Beehive Cactus" 8"H x 12"W ( cm 21H x 31W )
Yavapai Co., AZ, 4400 feet ( 1342 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Previously listed as E. vivipara var. buoflama ( was misidentified by seed seller ) now properly keyed to var. rosea. Baseball sized stems solitary at first, later off-setting to form tight mounds. Large bright pink flowers in early to mid spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, this will open a new page. Two pictures.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/32631513941/in/album-72157676406667244/
1 offer: 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each
Echinocereus X roetteri "Wildcard"
Echinocereus triglochidiatus "White Sands"
Escobaria vivipara var. rosea
Coryphantha sulcata, $12.50
Coryphantha sulcata, $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Shaggy", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Shaggy", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Light Pink", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Light Pink", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Straw Yellow", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Straw Yellow", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "rosei", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "rosei", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "rosei" #2, $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "rosei" #2, $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus, $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus var. arizonicus, $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus var. gurneyi, $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus var. gurneyi, $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus var. roemeri, $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus var. roemeri, $12.50
Echinocereus dasyacanthus, $12.50
Echinocereus dasyacanthus, $12.50
Echinocereus X lloydii, $12.50
Echinocereus X lloydii, $12.50
Echinocereus reichenbachii, $12.50
Echinocereus reichenbachii, $12.50
Echinocereus reichenbachii var. baileyi, $12.50
Echinocereus reichenbachii var. baileyi, $12.50
Echinocereus X roetteri "Bright Yellow", $12.50
Echinocereus X roetteri "Bright Yellow", $12.50
Echinocereus X roetteri "Pink", $12.50
Echinocereus X roetteri "Pink", $12.50
Echinocereus X roetteri "Wildcard", $12.50
Echinocereus X roetteri "Wildcard", $12.50
Echinocereus triglochidiatus "White Sands", $12.50
Echinocereus triglochidiatus "White Sands", $12.50
Escobaria albicolumnaria, $12.50
Escobaria albicolumnaria, $12.50
Escobaria missouriensis var. caespitosa, $12.50
Escobaria missouriensis var. caespitosa, $12.50
Escobaria orcuttii var. macraxina, $12.50
Escobaria orcuttii var. macraxina, $12.50
Escobaria vivipara var. rosea, $12.50
Escobaria vivipara var. rosea, $12.50
Escobaria organensis, $12.50
Escobaria organensis, $12.50
Escobaria sandbergii, $12.50
Escobaria sandbergii, $12.50