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Hardy Garden Cactus

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Do you find beauty in the stark simplicity of the desert?  

Or perhaps you want to take drought tolerant plants to the extreme?  

Phelan's offers a selection of cactus, hardy to our area. 

The plants listed below are usually offered during the season.  Visit our perennials department for current selections.



 

 

 

 

  


 

Beavertail Cactus

Height:  1’-2’

Spread:  4’

Bloom Time:  Spring 

Bloom Color:  Pink

Exposure:  Sun

 

 


Cholla

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Pink Flowering Tree Cholla

Height: 5’-6’

Spread: 5’

Bloom Time:  Spring

Bloom Color:  Pink

Exposure:  Sun

 

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White Flowering Tree Cholla

Height:  4’

Spread:  4’

Bloom Time:  Spring 

Bloom Color:  White

Exposure:  Sun


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Claret Cup Cactus

Height:  6”

Spread: 12”

Bloom Time:  Spring 

Bloom Color:  Red

Exposure:  Sun

 


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Ephedra, dwarf (Ephedra minima)

Height: 6”-8”

Spread: 3’-4’

Bloom Time:  Spring 

Bloom Color:  Yellow

Exposure:  Sun

 


Silver-Spined Rattail Cactus

Height: 4’-5’

Spread: 4’

Bloom Time:  Spring 

Bloom Color:  Yellow

Exposure:  Sun

 


Yucca

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Color Guard Yucca

Height: 3’

Spread:  3’

Bloom Time:    Spring

Bloom Color:  White.   Bright yellow variegated stems.

Exposure:  Sun

 

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Thompson's Yucca

Height: 4’-6’

Spread: 3’-4’

Bloom Time:   Spring

Bloom Color:  White

Exposure:  Sun.  Slow growing tree form yucca that forms multiple heads


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