Emory’s Barrel Cactus, Coville’s Barrel Cactus
This plants habitat is southern Arizona in Yuma, Pima and Maricopa Counties and south into Sonora, Mexico. This Barrel Cactus is a solitary species growing to about 1-2ft tall and wide with a beautiful grey/blue body color and grey/white/pink/red spines make for an incredible visual impact. It grows in full sun to partial shade. Water in the summer but let it dry out during the winter. The flower is a red/orange/yellow.