Echinocereus berlandieri

Echinocereus blanckii

The spiny, sometimes edible fruit of this Cactus give it its name. Round or column-shaped stems carry buds that form beneath spiny skin, then burst through to produce showy, long-lasting flowers. Plant outdoors in an airy, well-ventilated spot in warm, dry climates, elsewhere, in greenhouses or indoors. Water moderately from spring to fall and very lightly or not at all in winter.
Echinocereus berlandieri, Echinocereus blanckii
A broad, funnelform flower blooms atop a single stem, which can grow up to 1 inch in diameter.

Attributes - Echinocereus berlandieri

Plant Type: Succulent

Bloom Season: Early Summer through Late Summer

Flower Color: Purple

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 6 in. to 8 in.

Width: 1 ft. 4 in.

Sunlight: Full Sun

Climate: Zones 9, 10, 11

Notes: Thrives in Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

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