(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).
Monadenium spectabile is a summer succulent shrub. The flowers are remarkably spectacular, small, dark-pink. It makes an incredibly ornamental potted plant and highly attractive to collectors.
Leaves: Stalk-less, somewhat fleshy, obovate, to 33 x 23 cm, apex rounded, margin entire or with a few small teeth towards the base, midrib keeled with scattered spines on the lower surface; basal leaves and those of young plants hairy on both surfaces, upper leaves completely hairless; leaf-scars to 1 cm wide.
Flowers: Cyathia up to 6mm long and approximately 4 mm wide
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz