More ornamental than the species, with eight sharp ribs fringed with deadly, four-pronged spines. Flowers up to 3 inches across may not appear until plant is older.
Attributes - Astrophytum ornatum
Plant Type: Succulent
Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer
Flower Color: Orange, Yellow
Height: 6 in. to 1 ft. 3 in.
Width: 10 in.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Climate: Zone 10
Notes: Thrives in Alkaline Soil, Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Showy Flowers. Susceptible to Root Rot.