Cactus 2 - Barrel & Hedgehog Cacti, Last updated 3/25.
2019 plant list ( $18 minimum order )
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Geoscape Desert Nursery
Cold hardy cactus, succulents, and perennials for the rock gardening enthusiast.
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Echinocereus coccineus "Cibola", "Claret Cup Cactus", 18"H x 36" W ( cm 46H x92W )
Cibola Co., NM, 6800 feet ( 2073m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z5b-8b, Thin, arching needle spines nearly obscure the stems on this form. Red flowers in early to mid spring.
Flickr photo gallery link, 1 picture:
https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/39689916463/in/album-72157688538720363/
1 offer: 2-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
Echinocereus coccineus "Jarilla Pink", Claret Cup Cactus", 24"H x 24 W ( cm 61H x 61W )
Otero Co., NM, 4800 feet ( 1463m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Plants robust and taller stems with shorter white spines. Flowers variable but most with light pink. Salmon pink and orange flowers also observed.
Flickr photo gallery link, 4 pictures.
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 "Gold Tower", Claret Cup Cactus", 24"H x 24" W ( cm 61H x 61W ), Otero Co., NM, 4200 feet ( 1281m ), Heat / cold hardiness: 7a-10a, Shorter, thick, straw yellow spines on robust, tall stems. Orange red trumpet flowers.
Flickr photo gallery link, 2 pictures.
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 - Red", "Claret Cup Cactus", 18" H x 24" W ( cm 46H x 61W )
Otero Co., NM, 5300 feet ( 1616m ), Heat / cold hardiness: 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 pictures.
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. roemeri, "Claret Cup Cactus", 24"H x 24" W ( cm 61H x 61W ), Llano Co., TX, 1200 feet ( 366m ), Heat / cold hardiness: 7a-10a,  Variable stem sizes, mostly on the smaller side and scarlet orange flowers with yellowish white throats.
Flickr photo gallery link: 2 pictures.
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", "Lloyds Hedgehog Cactus", 24"H x 18" W ( cm 61H x 46W ), Otero Co., NM, 5300 feet ( 1616m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z6b-9b, Solitary to few offsetting columnar stems with short spines. Flowers mostly bright greenish yellow with pink and orange colors also observed.
Flickr photo gallery link: 3 pictures.
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.
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:  2 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 - Orange", "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: 2 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 pictures.
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: 2 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: 4 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 "Orogrande", "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, Clumping plants with variable short spines. Flowers variable, mostly pink with orange or reddish colors observed.
Flickr photo gallery link: 3 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, Solitary to few offsetting,columnar stems. Spines short. Flowers variable, mostly yellow, with pink and orangey colors observed.
Flickr photo gallery link: 5 pictures.
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 pictures.
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: 2 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 pictures.
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: 2 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
> Escobaria missouriensis, "Missouri Pincushion Cactus", 8"H x 12"W ( cm 21H x 21W )
Madison Co., MT, 4600 feet ( 1400 m ), Heat / cold hardiness: Z4b-7b, Plants solitary at first, later forming dense clusters. Flowers greenish yellow, sometimes with a hint of pink, appear in early to mid spring followed by bright red berries the following spring. Plants are sensitive to sunlight overexposure and an afternoon shady location is advised for these far northern plants.
Flickr photo gallery link: 3 pictures.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/45740018235/in/album-72157688538720363/
1 offer, 1-2 inch seedlings plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.

Expected availability mid to late 2019.
> Coryphantha echinus, "Prickly Beehive Cactus", 4"H x 8"W ( cm 10H x 20W )
Pecos Co., TX, Heat / cold hardiness; Z7b-10b, Short white corky spines nearly obscure these small barrel cacti. Plants solitary at first then later forming small clumps. Flowers appear in mid summer, yellow with red to reddish centers. As an understory cacti they do best with broken afternoon shade.
Flickr photo gallery link: 1 picture.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/46781404152/in/album-72157688538720363/
1 offer, 1-3 inch seedling plants, shipped bare root for $12.50 each.
> Coryphantha scheeri, "Scheer Cory-Cactus", 5"H x 8"W ( cm 13H x 21W )
Jeff Davis Co., TX, Heat / cold hardiness: Z7a-10a, Rock hard plants with short straight white spines. Plants usually remain solitary but sometimes can form small clusters. Flowers appear in summer, yellow with red to reddish centers. Provide broken afternoon shade for best results.
Flickr photo gallery link: 2 pictures.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/120584304@N07/46603263722/in/album-72157688538720363/
1 offer, 1-3 inch seedling plants for $12.50 each.
Coryphantha echinus, $12.50
Coryphantha echinus, $12.50
Coryphantha scheeri, $12.50
Coryphantha scheeri, $12.50
Coryphantha sulcata, $12.50
Coryphantha sulcata, $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Cibola", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Cibola", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Jarilla Pink", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Jarilla Pink", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Gold Tower", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Gold Tower", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Rosei-Orange", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Rosei-Orange", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Rosei-Red", $12.50
Echinocereus coccineus "Rosei-Red", $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", $12.50
Echinocereus X roetteri "Bright", $12.50
Echinocereus X roetteri "Orogrande", $12.50
Echinocereus X roetteri "Orogrande", $12.50
Echinocereus X roetteri "Wildcard", $12.50
Echinocereus X roetteri "Wildcard", $12.50
Escobaria albicolumnaria, $12.50
Escobaria albicolumnaria, $12.50
Escobaria missouriensis, $12.50
Escobaria missouriensis, $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

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