Oroya peruviana is a variable species from Peru, usually a solitary flattened stem that eventually becomes a short column. The spines are more or less curved toward the body. The flowers are small pink and bloom in the summer. Needs well-draining soil, water thoroughly when soil is dry to the touch. Can grow up to 12" tall by 8" wide. Zone 9.
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.