(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. You will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase. The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
Flowers: Slender, infundibuliform, radially symmetrical, bright orange-red, 8-10 cm long and 3-5.5 cm in diameter.
Cultivation and Propagation: Matucana oreodoxa grows slowly in its natural habitat, but in greenhouses or grafted it grows quickly, with tissues that are less firm.
Watering: It is noticeably sensitive to excess moisture, as the roots are prone to rot. Let the soil dry out between watering. Keep dry in winter.
Exposure: It benefits from a good light but not severe sunlight.
Soil: Grow in rich, porous soil. It needs good drainage.
Hardiness: It likes warmth, recommended minimum winter temperature 5° C.
Reproduction: From seed or grafted.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz