(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).
Altitude range: 600-950 meters above sea level.
Description: It is a spherical, sometimes branching cactus species barely protruding from the ground surface.
Flowers: Borne on young areoles, funnel form, 2 x 2 cm, scales of pericarpel and tube with dense woolly hairs and sometimes bristles, tube very short. Perianth pale yellow. Style and stigmas yellow.
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Bloom Time: Mid Spring
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz