Cleistocactus icosagonus

Botanical names:
Cleistocactus icosagonus Accepted
Cleistocactus roseiflorus Synonym
Cleistocactus crassiserpens Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Plant Height: 18-24 inches
Plant Spread: 15-18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Mauve
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Pollinators: Birds
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Location: New York Botanical Gardens Bronx NYDate: April 2014
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