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Echinocereus sp., Hedgehog Cactus

Echinocereus sp.

Hedgehog Cactus
Family: Cactaceae
Origin: Mexico
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterDry conditionsPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

There is about 100 taxa of Echinocereus. The different species have a large range of colors from green to yellow, pink, orange, and red.

As is often the case in cactus genera, the bigger species will take full sun while the smaller species like some shade.

Species:

Echinocereus acifer

Echinocereus adustus

Echinocereus albispinus

Echinocereus engelmannii

Echinocereus fitchii

Echinocereus morricalii

Echinocereus pentalophus

Echinocereus polyacanthus

Echinocereus reichenbachii

Echinocereus rigidissimus

Echinocereus subinermis

Echinocereus viridiflorus





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Echinops adenocaulos, Globe Thistle

Echinops adenocaulos

Globe Thistle
Family: Asteraceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsThorny or spiny

They form clumps of deeply divided, spiny leaves, which are gray-green above and fuzzy-white beneath. They produce round, compact heads of tiny pale blue or grayish-white flowers, resembling thistles, atop gray-white stems in late summer. Globe Thistles can live in any well-drained soil as long as it isn't too rich. They will survive in poor, dry soil. They should be in a position with full sun. These plants can be increased by seeds or division in the fall, or by root cuttings in the winter. Varietes: E. Ritro, E. Bannaticus, E. Gmelinii and E. Sphaerocephalus.





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Echinopsis candicans, Cereus candicans, Trichocereus candicans, Argentine Giant
Echinopsis candicans var. gladiatus

Echinopsis candicans, Cereus candicans, Trichocereus candicans

Argentine Giant
Family: Cactaceae
Origin: Argentina
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterDry conditionsWhite/off-white flowersFragrantThorny or spiny

Echinopsis candicans is a clump-forming cactus that resembles the 'Torch Cactus' but not as tall and does not stand as straight. The large white areoles produce brownish yellow spines, the central spines being up to 10 cm (3.9 in) long, the radial spines only up to 4 cm (1.6 in).

The fragrant white flowers open at night.



Echinopsis candicans, Cereus candicans, Trichocereus candicans, Argentine Giant
Echinopsis candicans, Cereus candicans, Trichocereus candicans, Argentine Giant
Echinopsis candicans, Cereus candicans, Trichocereus candicans, Argentine Giant


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Echinopsis sp., Hedgehog Cactus

Echinopsis sp.

Hedgehog Cactus
Family: Cactaceae
Origin: South America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersThorny or spinySubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

The 128 species range from large and treelike types to small globose cacti.





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Echinopsis sp. - Easter Lily Cactus

Easter Lily Cactus is native to Brazil and Argentina. It is a globular cactus that produces splendid night-blooming, white fragrant flowers up to 10" long.

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Echinopsis terscheckii, Trichocereus terscheckii, Cardon Grande Cactus, Argentine Saguaro

Echinopsis terscheckii, Trichocereus terscheckii

Cardon Grande Cactus, Argentine Saguaro
Family: Cactaceae
Origin: South America
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunDry conditionsWhite/off-white flowersThorny or spiny

It is a columnar, branching cactus that can grow over 7.6 metres (25 ft) tall. Profuse, white flowers gather along the stems on warm summer nights, and are present for most of the following day.

USDA minimum zone: 8





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