Barbed Sea Urchin Cactus (Echinopsis ancistrophora)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Echinopsis ancistrophora Accepted
Echinopsis ancistrophora subsp. ancistrophora Synonym
Echinopsis subdenudata Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Plant Height: 3 inches
Plant Spread: 4 inches
Flowers: Showy
Nocturnal
Flower Color: Pink
White
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth
Goes Dormant
Awards and Recognitions: RHS AGM

This Echinopsis flower opened on June 14, 2014.

Photo gallery:
Location: In my collection. Poland.Date: 2017-09-01
By Orsola
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Location: Atlanta, GADate: 6/22/14Top view
By kararenee
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Location: Atlanta, GADate: 6/22/14Domino cactus shortly after blooming
By kararenee
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Location: In my collection. Poland.
By Orsola
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mine bloomed and then closed up and i don’t know what to do?
By jay12004
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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