(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).
Flowers: Glossy, pink in shades of salmon with yellow centers, up to 8 cm in diameter.
Cultivation and propagation: Suitable for the home or a greenhouse. During winter's rest period they should be dry and cool. It is frost resistant to -4°C but thrives best with additional heat, they like only a short winter's rest. If the soil is allowed to be dry for too long root loss could follow but equally the same result would occur if the plants are both wet and cold. Rot easily if the substrate is wet and cold. Prefers filtered bright light with ample airflow. Will enjoy regular water in summer. Best if watered with rain water. A well grown plant is a fresh glossy grass- green, contrasting with reddish spines.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz