Plants and Flower Garden Database

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 To learn more about each item in the gallery, click the title or image and you’ll be taken to the brief article about that plant/flower that provides key information (and in many cases an instructional video).


Johnson's beehive cactus (Echinomastus Johnsonii)



Details

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Common Name

Johnson's beehive cactus

Scientific Name

Echinomastus Johnsonii

Type

Cactus/Succulent

Sub-Type

Sun

Full Sun

Water

Dry to Medium

Hardiness Zones

9 to 11

Soil pH

8.5

Flower Color

Pink

Special Characteristics

Tolerates Drought, Container

Height at Maturity

4" to 10"

Video



Peanut Cactus (Echinopsis Chamaecereus)



Details

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Common Name

Peanut Cactus

Scientific Name

Echinopsis Chamaecereus

Type

Cactus/Succulent

Sub-Type

Sun

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Dry

Hardiness Zones

10 to 11

Soil pH

6.1 to 7.8

Flower Color

Red

Special Characteristics

Tolerates Drought, Container

Height at Maturity

6" to 12"

Video



Koko (Echinopsis Formosa)



Details

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Common Name

Koko

Scientific Name

Echinopsis Formosa

Type

Cactus/Succulent

Sub-Type

Sun

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Dry

Hardiness Zones

9 to 11

Soil pH

6.1 to 7.8

Flower Color

Red, Orange

Special Characteristics

Container, Tolerates Drought

Height at Maturity

36" to 72"

Video



Brasiliopuntia Brasiliensis



Details

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Common Name

Prickly Pear Cactus

Scientific Name

Brasiliopuntia Brasiliensis

Type

Cactus/Succulent

Sub-Type

Sun

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Dry

Hardiness Zones

10 to 11

Soil pH

6.1 to 7.8

Flower Color

Red, Pink, Yellow

Special Characteristics

Tolerates Drought

Height at Maturity

12' to 40'

Video



Giant Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus Platyacanthus)



Details

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Common Name

Giant Barrel Cactus

Scientific Name

Echinocactus Platyacanthus

Type

Cactus/Succulent

Sub-Type

Sun

Full Sun

Water

Dry

Hardiness Zones

9 to 11

Soil pH

6.1 to 7.8

Flower Color

Yellow

Special Characteristics

Tolerates Drought

Height at Maturity

36" to 72"

Video



Woolly-headed Barrel Cactus (Echinocactus Polycephalus)



Details

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Common Name

Woolly-headed Barrel Cactus

Scientific Name

Echinocactus Polycephalus

Type

Cactus/Succulent

Sub-Type

Sun

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Dry

Hardiness Zones

8 to 11

Soil pH

6.1 to 7.8

Flower Color

Yellow

Special Characteristics

Tolerates Drought, Container

Height at Maturity

12" to 24"

Video




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