General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Cactus/Succulent
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Salt tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
With thorns/spines/prickles/teeth

Common names
  • Whipple's Fishhook Cactus
  • Whipple's Devil's-Claw Cactus
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Sclerocactus whipplei
  • Synonym: Sclerocactus whipplei var. roseus
  • Synonym: Sclerocactus parviflorus var. blessingiae
  • Synonym: Sclerocactus whipplei var. whipplei

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