(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).
Cultivation: Small growing and easy to care and flower. Because of its small size makes a great potted plant specimen, great for beginning collectors. It needs regular cacti soil with good drainage.
Propagation: Seeds (usually) or by the shoots of adult plants (if available).
Exposure: Need some direct sun but is tolerant and prefers light shade during the hot Summer months. Allow to dry between watering. Watering should be curtailed during the winter months.
Frost tolerance: (-6 to -4°C) depending on the form.
Flowers: 3-4 centimeters broad, white or pinkish with a violet to purple mid-vein.
Blooming season: Early spring.
Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz
|Blooming Season||Late summer/early fall|
|Common Name||Wave cactus|
|Growth Rate||Slow growth|
|Scientific Name||Echinofossulocactus zacatecasensis|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|