(This plant comes in a 3.5" 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).
This cacti, commonly known as the Orange Cob cactus, has a green globular body with dark orange spines. It's widely known for its bright, big and luscious flowers that it produces during the spring and summer months. They come out during the day and fall back during the nighttime. Some range in color from pink to orange to red, and many more.
Recommended temperature zone: Sunset: 16,17,21-24, USDA: 10-12
Frost tolerance: 15°F (-10°C)
Minimum avg. temperature: 50°F (10°C)
Sun exposure: Outside full sun or afternoon shade, inside needs bright light, and some direct sun.
Origin: Argentina (La Rioja)
Watering needs: Rot prone, keep dry in winter
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz