Echinopsis huascha var. purpureominiata [large]

$6.99
SKU:
P30343

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Echinopsis huascha var. purpureominiata (Ritter): A cylindrical cactus from Argentina with incredible flowers. It is an extremely variable species that branches from its base to form sprawling clusters. Each stem can grow over 3.0' long and 2.0" in diameter. They're lined with 14-17 low ribs and thick, yellow to brown spines. Blooms appear at the stem tips. The flowers can be red, orange, or yellow and they open during the day and close at night. This plant is fully rooted in a 3.5" pot.

This cactus variety will not survive a hard frost, but if there is a risk of freezing temperatures it can be brought indoors to grow on a sunny window sill or under a grow light. Cactus need bright sunlight, great drainage, and infrequent water to prevent rot. Pick containers with drainage holes and use well-draining cactus and succulent soil with 70% to 80% mineral grit such as coarse sand, pumice, or perlite. Water deeply and wait for the soil to completely dry out before watering again.

Full Cactus Guide

Color - Primary

Green / Lime

Color - Secondary

Yellow / Gold

Bloom Color

Orange Bloom

Cold Hardiness

Zone 10 (30F)

Recommended Light Conditions

Full Sun

Recommended Light Conditions

Bright Indoor Light

Maximum Height

Over 12"

Growth Habit / Shape

Vertical Grower / Tall Stem

Growth Habit / Shape

Clumping / Mounding

Product Format

3.5" Pot

Special Characteristic

Showy Blooms

Special Characteristic

Hard to Kill

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