(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).
This is an easy to grow and very attractive cactus that regularly shows its beautiful flowers if provided with adequate winter rest period.
Cold resistant above -5°C or less for short periods of time. In mild climate they grow well planted freely outside in well-drained soil.
Heavy bloomer, it starts producing flowers still very young.
Flowers: large deep pink to clear violet.
Bloom time: March to April
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||March to April.|
|Flower||deep pink to clear violet|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° C or less for short periods|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Hardiness Zone||9b to 11|
|Height||under 6 in. (15 cm)|
|Scientific Name||Echinocereus lauii|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to light shade|