Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Gymnocalycium quehlianum var. albispinus

echinocereus dasyacanthus
Echinocereus dasyacanthus, I have had maybe a dozen of these plants over the years, they seem to struggle with humidity and are prone to rot when we get too much rain.


Gymnocalycium quehlianum var. albispinus
Gymnocalycium quehlianum var. albispinus - Hardy and reliable bloomer, may bloom three times a year, Spring, Summer and Fall.

Gymnocalycium quehlianum var. albispinus
Gymnocalycium quehlianum var. albispinus



Dyckia velascana
The delicate blooms of  Dyckia velascana, look like little candy corns.


Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Yucca pallida






Pale-leaf yucca
Yucca pallida - I dug this yucca out of the caliche (limestone dirt) in Fort Worth, Texas where fields were being cleared for new houses.


Echinocereus fasciculatus
Echinocereus fitchii




Echinocereus fitchii

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Echinocereus fasciculatus



Echinocereus fasciculatus

Horse crippler
Echinocactus texensis



Horse crippler
Echinocactus texensis


Echinocereus dasyacanthus




Echinocereus fasciculatus


Horse crippler
Echinocactus texensis