(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).
Flowers: Their colors is very variable, going from yellow to orange, tomato-red, vine-red and also happening through all the imaginable tones of violet.
Cultivation and propagation: It’s a summer-growing species that offers no cultivation difficulties. Water regularly in summer (but do not over-water). The fluctuations of temperature between the day and the night (especially the temperature reduction at night) and fresh soil, greatly contribute to the health of plants. They require as much sun and light as possible, and pure air availability. They cannot tolerate stagnant heat. The substratum must be very porous with good drainage. They require a deep pot to accommodate a large root system. It is quite frost resistant if kept dry (hardy to -5° C).
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz