lobivia distefanoiana
lobivia distefanoiana
lobivia distefanoiana
lobivia distefanoiana
lobivia distefanoiana
lobivia distefanoiana
lobivia distefanoiana
lobivia distefanoiana
lobivia distefanoiana
lobivia distefanoiana
lobivia distefanoiana
lobivia distefanoiana

lobivia distefanoiana

(This plant comes in a 3.5-inch pot. All 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.)

Description: Small globular-flattened cactus.
Stems: Dark green, spherical up to 15 cm in diameter. It has 20 ribs spirally arranged with raised tubercles between which the areoles appear.
Spines: Arranged like little spiders, brownish, turn greyish eventually.
Flowers: Deep red.

Cultivation: It is a summer grower species that offers no cultivation difficulties. Water regularly in summer (but do not overwater ) needs good drainage and very porous, keep rather dry in winter. Feed with a high potassium fertilizer in summer. It is quite frost resistant if kept dry (hardy to -12° C). Need a bright exposure, full sun or half shade in summer.

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

Blooming Season Autumn-spring
Common Name Miniature desert rose
Dormancy Winter
Family Euphorbiaceae
Flower Pink
Frost Tolerance – 4° c
Growth Rate Slow growth
Hardiness Zone 9b to 10b
Height 2 m
Origin South africa
Pot Size 3.5"
Scientific Name lobivia distefanoiana
Shape globular
Sun Exposure Full sun to partial shade

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Railing L.
United States United States

Blooming in a week

Very nice plant comes with bud and bloom in a week. Very health and no damage at all.

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Larry M.
United States United States

Great to deal with

Fast, healthy plants, answers questions quickly. I’ll use them again.

Dorothy J.
United States United States

Love this cactus

As always .....great

United States United States

It's blooming!!!

Purchased back in April I believe and over the past few weeks I've noticed Bud's starting to appear on her and today I walked out on my back deck and she had bloomed! Not opened yet but I'm so happy!

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Dakota S.

What you see is what you get. I've ordered...

What you see is what you get. I've ordered four times hahaa

lobivia distefanoiana

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Colder regions warning: If you are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. We are now offering 72-hour heat packs by request, and if your order is $50.00 or more, you will get a heat pack free of charge by request. To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship. Care instructions are included in every package you order. We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.