(This plant comes in a 3.5" 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).
This cactus has light brown spikes and radial spines. When it blooms, it forms gorgeous bright magenta flowers with yellow in the middle. It is native to the Chihuahuan Desert in the northern part of Mexico and the southern united states.
Recommended temperature zone: Sunset: 9b-11, USDA: 8b-11
Frost tolerance: Hardy to 10°F (-12°C)
Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Origin: USA (southern Texas), Mexico (Nuevo León, Tamaulipas)
Watering needs: Little water, needs porous well drained soil.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz