Prickly but charming Ferocactus emoryi is a mesmerizing round-shaped Сactus that can add a touch of Wild West to any space. The large pricks look wary but still attract an eye with their mystery.
Commonly known as Emory's Barrel Cactus and Coville's Barrel Cactus, Ferocactus emoryi is a round-shaped Cactus belonging to the Ferocactus genus. Native to the deserts of Mexico, this plant is covered with eight long and firm spines that grow from each tubercle. The pricks are usually white in color; however, they can obtain reddish coloring. The plant produces impressive red and yellow flowers in July. The blooms consist of narrow-shaped petals arranged around numerous red stamens. Overall, the mature Cactus produces 15-10 ribs with a strong central spine.