Horticulture in the Desert

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Archive for September, 2009

Amazing Beautiful Cacti

Posted by VT Jenny on September 22, 2009

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Euphorbia resinifera – Moroccan Ground Spurge

Posted by VT Jenny on September 22, 2009

Euphorbia resinifera – Moroccan Ground Spurge

Size: small mound of 4-angled stems 3’x3′
Flowers: small yellow along margins of stems
Site: full to part sun, well drained soils
Uses: specimen plant rock garden
Foliage: lime green, short dark spines, white latex sap
Native: N. Africa

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Aloe longistyla

Posted by VT Jenny on September 21, 2009

Aloe longistyla

Cute and tiny but with a stout flower in late winter.

Aloe longistyla

Aloe longistyla

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Dancing Saguaro

Posted by VT Jenny on September 21, 2009

The ever amazing Saguaro – Carnegiea gigantea, growing in every direction almost looking like it’s dancing.

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