Cleistocactus smaragdiflorus

2012

Cleistocactus smaragdiflorus

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Nativity:

Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay

Growth Habit:

This cactus grows as a multi-stemmed shrub. The plant is densely branching at the base producing many stems that are 2 to 3 inches in diameter with 12 to 16 ribs.

Growing Requirements:

Fast-draining soil and full sun are required. Water regularly through the hot summer months. Protect from frost.

Features:

The numerous narrow tubular flowers appear nearly year round. They are bright pinkish red with a yellowish green tip.

Where at Lotusland:

In the cactus garden.

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