Echinopsis (Echinopsis calochlora)

Botanical names:
Echinopsis calochlora Accepted
Echinopsis calochlora subsp. glaetzleana Synonym
Echinopsis hammerschmidii Synonym
Echinopsis ibicuatensis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 12
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: 4"-5"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

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Date: 2016-10-03
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Location: Botanical Garden Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDate: 2014-12-11
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Location: Botanical Garden Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDate: 2014-12-11
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Location: Botanical Garden Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDate: 2014-12-11
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Location: Botanical Garden Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDate: 2014-12-11
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Location: Botanical Garden Rio de Janeiro, BrazilDate: 2014-12-11
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Are you sure this is Echinopsis calochlora? by mcvansoest Dec 22, 2017 2:54 PM 5
Cactus ID please by Frenchy21 Dec 11, 2017 10:44 PM 5
Banner for September 14, 2017 by Fleur569 by Fleur569 Sep 14, 2017 7:19 PM 12
2017 Garden Chat and Photos by RickM Dec 31, 2017 1:15 PM 511
Please identify this cactus by thepegasus Oct 25, 2016 7:23 PM 1
Need help to id cactus by thepegasus Oct 5, 2016 10:38 AM 4
Echinopsis calochlora common name? by ljones26 Jul 5, 2016 9:23 AM 2
Name of the cactus by thepegasus Jun 15, 2016 1:09 PM 4
Plant ID Forum Subject Titles by mellielong Jan 20, 2016 5:26 PM 48
(Echinopsis calochlora); Botanical Garden of Rio by bonitin Jan 19, 2016 10:53 PM 15
blooming succulents by tarev Aug 9, 2020 3:19 PM 2,473

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