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Echinopsis mamillosa
Scientific Name: Echinopsis mamillosa Gürke
Synonym: Echinopsis kermesina, Echinopsis ritteri, Pseudolobivia kermesina
Family: Cactaceae
Echinopsis  mamillosa
as 'Echinopsis ritteri' at the Desert Botanical Garden
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 16,17,21-24
USDA: 8b-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 15° F (-10° C)

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 50°F (10°C)

Heat Tolerance: Light shade in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: Argentina, Bolivia

Growth Habits: Solitary spherical cactus, up to 12 inches tall (30 cm) or more depending on the variety

Watering Needs: Little water, needs good drainage

Propagation: Seeds, or offsets if any.

There are a number of varieties that differ with flower color and spination.

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