(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).
Description: Solcurebutia pulchra is a low growing, mound forming, cactus which branches profusely from the base. Stem: Dull olive-green tinged with red till dark violet, individual stems 40-50 mm in diameter, 20-30 mm tall. The stem is covered by flat tubercles (5mm wide) which vary in color between dark green and violet. In older plants tubercles are arranged in up to 16 spiral line merging in the apex.
Flowers: Pale to dark magenta or red sometimes bi colored with white throats. 3-4 cm long and in diameter. Floral tube funnel-shaped yellowish green with tan colored scales,
Blooming season: Flowers are produced in late spring and remain open for three or four days.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late spring|
|Common Name||Finger tree|
|Flower||Pale to dark magenta or red|
|Frost Tolerance||-5 (-15)° C|
|Growth Rate||Slow growing|
|Hardiness Zone||9a to 11b|
|Scientific Name||Solcurebutia pulchra|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun|