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Echinopsis Hybrid/Hybrid Cactus

Echinopsis Hybrid / Echinopsis Hybrid
A planting in a Southern California botanical garden
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A planting in a Southern California botanical garden

A mass planting showing typical form of this hybrid cactus

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Scientific Name: Echinopsis Hybrid
Common Name: Hybrid Cactus
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Pink, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Slow
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: This cactus is known for its columnar form and silvery-gray color. Cannot tolerate freezing temperatures. Water freely during the summer months but keep soils dry during the winter months. Plants have sharp spines.