It’s my latest of an annual roundup of cactus costumes just in time for Halloween. Not in time for you to get any of these copied or bought to use yourself, though. It’s too late for that.
It’s a Cactus costume that doubles as a fancy top hat for the rest of the year. Nice!
Robyn, Katy Perry, and Jeremy Scott at Katy’s Wild West Ho Down Throwdown birthday party.
Photo: The Cobrasnake
And the clear winner is this one. It looks like it took a lot of work. No slipping a plastic costume on here.
Owl’s eye pincushion
Slow branching; to 6″ cylindrical; woolly between spines. Hardy to 25F
18″ rosettes on single stems with chalky leaves. Looks best if dry through the summer months – avoid overhead watering.
Hardy to 20F
Full Sun to Part Sun
Mat-forming, branching from base. Bright red in sun.
Hardy to 28F
Full Sun to Part Shade
Euphorbia “Ruby Glow”
Sun: Full to Moderate Sun
Water: Drought Tolernat
Foliage changes color throughout the year: Bright red in spring fading to almost black by late summer. Lime-green bloom sprays spring/summer. Deer-resistant. Hardy to below 0F.