It’s got a flower crown ❤️ Bristle Brush Cactus (Mammillaria pilcayensis) - photo from Garden America; forms cylindrical columns to high; has rings of bright magenta flowers in March and April; native to Guerrero, Mexico
Burro’s tail cactus is not technically a cactus but a succulent. Although all cacti are succulents, not all succulents are cactus. Grow burro’s tail as a houseplant or outdoors with tips from this article.
Cloud Pruning (Niwaki) Cloud Pruning is pruning limbs in such a way as to create space between them and flatten the top and bottom. It gives the appearance of “clouds.” Sometimes it is a solution for problems like limited yard space.