Ironwood is one of the largest and longest-lived Sonoran Desert plants. It can reach 45 feet in height, and live as long as 1,500 years. It is classified as an evergreen, displaying lavender to pink flowers in May. It's iron-like wood is renowned as one of the world's densest woods. The artist has painstakingly carved this piece of ironwood into a cactus replica. It stands 9 1/2" tall, 4 1/2" wide, and is 1 5/8" thick. It's just right for blending into your favorite décor.