Native to Mexico, forms stems that are globular at first, later becoming columnar to 12" in height and 4" in diameter. Spines vary in color from yellow to orange or red. Magenta flowers appear in late spring, summer, and again in autumn. Protect from frost. Provide bright light/sun; hardy to 32F. Water thoroughly when soil is dry.
Part of what makes succulents so fascinating are the myriad ways they express themselves throughout the year, depending on light, season, temperature, soil, and hydration. For those and other reasons, the plants you receive may not look exactly as they appear on our website.