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Varied Hedgehog
Scientific Name: Echinocereus russanthus Weniger
Synonym: Echinocereus russanthus ssp. fiehnii, Echinocereus russanthus var. fiehni, Echinocereus russanthus ssp. weedinii, Echinocereus chloranthus var. russanthus, Echinocereus viridiflorus var. russanthus
Family: Cactaceae
Varied Hedgehog (Echinocereus  russanthus) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 9b-11

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50F (10C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: USA (Texas), Mexico (Chihuahua)

Growth Habits: Solitary or basally branching, up to 10 inches tall (25 cm), 3 inches in diameter (7.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Little water, needs porous well drained soil.


Varied Hedgehog (Echinocereus  russanthus)

Varied Hedgehog (Echinocereus  russanthus)

Blooming Habits:
Red flowers, 1.2 inches in diameter (3 cm)

Fruiting Habits:

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