(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).
Also known as Easter Lily Cactus
Flowers: pale lilac to bright-pink.
Blooming season: Flowers are produced in spring and remain open for about four days. Easy to grow and flower if kept cool during winter.
Cultivation and propagation: It is quite resistant and occasionally gets covered by bright showy blossoms also neglected in a dry windowsill. Requires good drainage and very porous potting mix.
Watering needs: Needs regular water in spring to fall but do not water again until dry. Also, it is a species that is dormant in the winter and requires very little water (maybe even none) during the cold months.
Frost tolerance: Light frost protection required. Minimum of 5ºC for safe growing. Requires to be kept below 7°C in winter to flower well in the spring.
Sun exposure: Requires bright light (protect from strong midday sun). In shade the body color will remain mostly green, while full sun will darken it and give it red/brown body color.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz