The Dinosaur Back Plant

The Dinosaur Back plant, Myrtillocactus geometrizans f. Cristatus, is native to central and northern Mexico. Also known as the myrtillocactus (sometimes spelled myrtillo cactus), Crested Blue Myrtle, and Crested Blue Flame, this unique cactus gains its name from its resemblance to the skin of a dinosaur.  Dinosaur Back Plant Appearance The Dinosaur Back Plant thrives … Read more

Let a Rat Tail Cactus Hang Around Your Home

The Rat Tail Cactus, Aporocactus flagelliformis, is native to south-west Mexico and Central America. This cactus is considered a low-maintenance plant but has a unique appearance that attracts many cacti enthusiasts. Rat Tail Cactus Appearance The Rat Tail plant produces orchid-like blooms in the spring or early summer of either violet-red, pink, or orange. Individual … Read more