General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Dry
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 6-8 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Fruiting Time: Late spring or early summer
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Bright orange red inner petals to yellow-orange outer petals
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Inflorescence Height: 2-3 inches
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Days to germinate: germination can on average take from 2-6 weeks
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Common names
  • Peanut Cactus
  • Chamaelobivia Hybrid
Also sold as:
  • Mephisto

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