Mammillaria elongata 'Pink Nymph' is a hybrid form of Mammillaria elongata created by hybridizing the closely related Mammillaria elongata and Mammillaria microhelia.
This hybrid was the first "elongata-like" plant with lovely pink flowers, rather than the typical yellow flowers.
Water: It is drought-tolerant. Water regularly; do not overwater. Water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch.
Sun exposure: Sun to partial shade, light shade. Bright light with ample airflow.
Flowers: Pink, flowers throughout late winter and spring.
Soil: Porous soil with adequate drainage
Hardiness: Protect from frost.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||late winter and spring.|
|Common Name||Lady finger cactus|
|Frost Tolerance||-5° c|
|Growth Rate||Fast growth|
|Hardiness Zone||To -3.8 °c|
|Scientific Name||Mammillaria elongata pink nymph|
|Shape||Globular or elongated shape|
|Sun Exposure||Partial shade|