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Cacti, Agave & More

Across the Western United States, nothing symbolizes both the beauty of the desert and the hardiness of native plants more than cacti and agave. Available in limitless sizes, styles and textures, most of these plants thrive in hot sunny conditions and are naturally some of the lowest water using plants in the world.

Types of Cacti, Agave & More

Cholla

Cholla

Opuntia varieties

Many species of Cholla are found in the desert Southwest. We take pride to find and stock the most attractive and unique specimens available in Arizona.

Queen Victoria Agave

Queen Victoria Agave

Agave victoriana

The Queen Victoria Agave form a well rounded symmetrical cluster of uniform leaves that look fantastic in any desert landscape, especially when planted in rows.

Century Plant

Century Plant

Agave americana

One of the largest available Agave, Century Plants grow a pup cluster of large blue-green leaves forming at the base of the plant that's ideal for open areas.

Variegated Century Plant

Variegated Century Plant

Agave americana varigata

Variegated Century Plants have the share the same growing traits with other Century Plants, but boast a yellow to cream white marginal variegation along the leaves.

Weber's Century Plant

Weber's Century Plant

Agave weberii

Murphy's Agave is a slow growing Agave with blue-green to yellow leaves that form an upright rosette. Native to Arizona and Mexico, this Agave loves the sun.

Parry's Agave

Parry's Agave

Agave Parryii

Native to the Southwestern US, Parry's Agave grows a series of well structured layers of blue-green spade shaped leaves, and is generally used for smaller sized applications.

Murphy's Agave

Murphy's Agave

Agave murphyii

Murphy's Agave is a slow growing Agave with blue-green to yellow leaves that form an upright rosette. Native to Arizona and Mexico, this Agave loves the sun.

Golden Barrel Cactus

Golden Barrel Cactus

Echinocactus grusonii

Golden Barrel Cactus are a unique barrel shaped cactus covered in long spines along the evenly spaced ridges. Blooms with large golden-yellow flowers out of the top of the plant.

Fishhook Barrel Cactus

Fishhook Barrel Cactus

Echinocactus grusonii

Fishhook Barrel Cactus are named such for the long, curved thorns that cover the length of the cactus' ridges. Displays an orange-yellow bloom in spring.

Totem Pole Cactus

Totem Pole Cactus

Pachycereus schottii f. monstrosus

Thornless and smooth to the touch, this cactus grows long stems with a bumpy structure unique to each plant specimen.

Mexican Fence Post

Mexican Fence Post

Pachycereus Marginatus

Native to Mexico, this post-style Cactus grows multiple long stems straight from the base. Small pink flowers will form along the cacti's ridges for added spring color.

Argentine Toothpick

Argentine Toothpick

Stetsonia coryne

Native to Argentina and Bolivia, this cactus forms arms from the main stem covered in long, sharp "toothpick" style thorns holding a great classic cactus look.

Hercules Aloe

Hercules Aloe

Aloe barberae

Hercules Aloe grow to be quite large - up to 15 feet - and due to the leaves' red/bronze tint, a great way to add a splash a color to your desert landscape.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera

Aloe barbadensis

Aloe Vera is commonly known for its many medicinal uses, but it's also a fantastic specimen of native desert life that looks right at home in many landscapes.

Sticks of Fire

Sticks of Fire

Euphorbia tirucalli

Fast becoming one of our most popular varieties, Sticks of Fire have an amazing coral structure and natural color, turning a bright fiery red in the winter.

Beaver Tail Prickly Pear

Beaver Tail Prickly Pear

Opuntia basilaris

Beaver Tail Prickly Pear Cactus are named for the paddle-shaped leaves that have a light purple tint to them. Spring brings an abundant pink bloom followed by yellow cactus fruit

Prickly Pear Cactus

Prickly Pear Cactus

Opuntia basilaris

Prickly Pear Cactus are what most of the world thinks of when they hear "cactus". The classic shape and color of the Prickly Pear will bring an undoubtedly Arizonan touch to your landscape.

 Indian Fig Prickly Pear

Indian Fig Prickly Pear

Opuntia basilaris

Indian Fig Prickly Pear grow over a wide area, around 10 feet, and are suitable for wider coverage. Ideal for security screens and property borders, they produce large purple fruit on each leaf.

Cow's Tongue Prickly Pear

Cow's Tongue Prickly Pear

Opuntia engelmannii

Named for the long, large spade-shaped structure of its leaves, the Cow's Tongue has similar growth habits to the Prickly Pear with a much different presentation.

Cardon Grande Cactus

Cardon Grande Cactus

Trichocereus tersheckii

Closely resembling the mighty Saguaro, the Cardon Grande Cactus grows multiple arms out of the primary stem, blooming large white flowers out of the top of the structure during the summer months.

Yucca Pendula

Yucca Pendula

Yucca pendula

Yucca Pendula grows large blue-green leaves with a lighter structure allowing them to weep, giving this plant a graceful appearance that's welcome in almost any landscape.

Spanish Dagger

Spanish Dagger

Yucca gloriosa

Spanish Dagger's grow long stiff leaves with dark green foliage and unique trunks when mature. These yucca's work well in nearly any landscape style

Desert Spoon

Desert Spoon

Dasylirion wheeleri

This drought tolerant, bushy Dasylirion wheeleri, also known as the Desert Spoon plant, offers a striking balance of beauty and strength. Easy to care for with low water requirements, Desert Spoon plants are an ideal addition to any Southwestern Landscape, especially in areas with very little rainfall and lots of sun.

Red Yucca

Red Yucca

Hesperaloe parvifolia

Red Yucca is an excellent accent plant for desert and transition areas

Yucca Rostrata

Yucca Rostrata

Yucca rostrata

Drought tolerant plants can be beautiful, just look at the evergreen Yucca Rostrata. With its slender, blue-gray leaves, showy creamy white flowers in the summer, and low maintenance features, Yucca Rostrata or "Blue Yucca" is an ideal tree-like yucca plant

Squid Agave

Squid Agave

Agave bracteosa

he Squid Agave sometimes known as the spider agave is a native from Mexico

Blue Flame Agave

Blue Flame Agave

Agave shawii x attenuata 'Blue Flame'

These soft edged agaves grow in a clumping pattern with tight rosettes of blue foliage that appears almost flame like

Cornelius Agave

Cornelius Agave

Agave americana 'Cornelius'

Agave americana 'Cornelius' are slower growers but are extremely hardy

Smooth Agave

Smooth Agave

Agave desmettiana

Like the name says, this smooth spineless agave is a perfect addition to any style landscape!

Variegated Smooth Agave

Variegated Smooth Agave

Agave desmettiana -v- marginata

Variegated Smooth Agave have long dark green leaves contrasted by yellow edges will curl upwards giving it a tighter rosette style appearance.

Gopher Plant

Gopher Plant

Euphorbia rigida

Gopher Plant is a silvery green unique succulent plant that blooms in late winter to early spring

White Strip Agave

White Strip Agave

Agave americana mediopicta 'Alba'

Water-wise, fire-wise and extremely hardy, make this agave one easy to grow in any landscape