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The Plants of Granite Gardens

We started propagating plants in a desperate attempt to find more plants that would be appropriate for dry Sierra Foothill gardens. We have had many failures but also many successes.
The main purpose of this website is to share our experience with you. Our Plant Database information on many of the plants we have succeeded with. Look for the code TNT throughout the database to indicate plants that are "Tried and True" in the Sierra Foothills. These are plants that have proven easy or reliable in gardens known to us.
You can navigate through our database of plants by using the alphabetical index on the sidebar. (The letter corresponds to the Genus.)
Or, if you are patient, by using the numerical pager on the bottom.

Plant Description
Echinocereus chloranthus cylindricus Beautiful yellow/red spines.Otero Co, NM SB25 0 0 0
Echinocereus coccineus A form described as having pink flowers instead of the usual red, from Otero Co, NM. The ones that have bloomed for us have flowers of a peach or apricot color. 0 0 0
Echinocereus coccinues A form with some red spines. Red Rock, NM 0 0 0
Echinocereus dasyacanthus A form with grey pink spines from El Paso Co, TX. Bright lemon yellow flowers. 0 0 0
Echinocereus dasyacanthus A form with pink and yellow spines from Otero Co, NM. 0 0 0
Echinocereus dasyacanthus Beautiful silvery pink spines from Jarilla Mountains, NM 0 0 0
Echinocereus engelmannii armatus A form with glowing gold spines from Esmeraldo Co, NV 0 0 0
Echinocereus engelmannii chrysocentrus A form with dark purple spines from St George UT 0 0 0
Echinocereus fendleri kuenzleri A rare form with thicker spines striped brown and white. Lincoln Co, NM 5000’ 5 5 5
Echinocereus pectinatus wenigeri Pink flowers 0 0