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Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, Wittia Amazonica, Disocactus amazonicus, Wittiocactus amazonicus, Purple Rhipsalis, Blue Flame

Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, Wittia Amazonica, Disocactus amazonicus, Wittiocactus amazonicus

Purple Rhipsalis, Blue Flame
Family: Cactacea
Origin: South America
Small shrub 2-5 ftShadeSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Spectacular bloomer! With foliage resembling an Orchid Cactus (Epiphyllum), Blue Flame is a rare epiphyte from the rainforests of the Amazon jungle. This is a spineless tropical cactus that blooms bright purple flowers. Flowers emerge along the leaf edges from late spring through early summer, and blooms for a couple of weeks. Early sWittia Amazonica, pringtime flowers are magenta, but summer flowers have the distinctive blue tip on the magenta flower. Mature leaves are about 12" long. Blue Flame prefers a hot, humid environment similar to its jungle habitat. Grow in porous cactus soil or Adenium Mix in partial sun to bright, indirect light.


Similar plants:


Pseudorhipsalis amazonica, Wittia Amazonica, Disocactus amazonicus, Wittiocactus amazonicus, Purple Rhipsalis, Blue Flame


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Pseudorhipsalis (Wittia) amazonica - Blue Flame

Spectacular bloomer! With foliage resembling an Orchid Cactus (Epiphyllum), Blue Flame is a rare epiphyte from the rainforests of the Amazon jungle. This is a spineless tropical cactus that blooms bright purple flowers. Flowers emerge along the leaf edges from late spring through early summer, and blooms for a couple of weeks. Early springtime flowers are magenta, but summer flowers have the distinctive blue tip on the magenta flower. Mature leaves are about 12" long. Blue Flame prefers a hot, humid environment similar to its jungle habitat. Grow in porous cactus soil or Adenium Mix in partial sun to bright, indirect light.


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Grown in
6"/1 gal pot
8 Plants in stock
$37.95