Photo by Melody
 

Today's bloom is Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)

Bloom of the Day for August 29th, 2009:

Fire Barrel Cactus
(Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)

« Yesterday's Bloom...
Picture of Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)
Photo copyright Kell. Unauthorized use prohibited.
Thumbnail of Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)Thumbnail of Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)Thumbnail of Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)Thumbnail of Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)Thumbnail of Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)
Thumbnail of Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)Thumbnail of Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)Thumbnail of Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)Thumbnail of Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)Thumbnail of Fire Barrel Cactus (Ferocactus gracilis subsp. coloratus)

Information:
Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Red, Pale Yellow

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9b to Zone 11

Height: 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

View much more information
about this plant at PlantFiles.


One vendor has this plant for sale.

One member has or wants this plant for trade.

Talk about this bloom

There have been 3 comments posted about this bloom.

Join the discussion!

plantladylin wrote:
Wowsers! That is really pretty!

GardenGuyKin wrote:
Another beauty! Out of the Spines of pain emerges a delicate beautiful blossom!

Kell wrote:
HEY! Wasn't I just chatting with you 2 on another forum? LOL. Looks like you 2 are hanging out together. Hot date on DG for a Friday night. LOL Thanks. I do not even remember that photo and usually I can even place where I took them. Oh KIn, I have been bitten by the succulent bug. I am moving fast thru it, my latest love is agaves. I am so into the big teeth now. How odd for me


We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America