(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).
Description: Echinocereus fasciculatus looks very similar to Echinocereus engelmannii and some authors think they are the same species, but usually E. fasciculatus has 1 principal central spine whereas the similar Echinocereus engelmannii has 2 to 6 central spines per areole.
Blooming season: Spring (march to April), flowers are diurnal, closing at night and reopening in the morning, and last for about five days.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz