|Full Description: Trichocereus hybrid 'Atlantis' Has a 7"+ to 8" diameter bloom with inner petals white, faint yellow mid rib wide at base near throat narrowing at half point of petals, light overlay blend of pink-maroonish accents or fade, wide petals with pinched narrow tips. Next 2 rows same, overlapping, outer petals are narrow and faint yellow mid stripe runs thru to petal tips, some light touches of copper-bronze. Back petals have yellow near base half way, last half is copper-bronze colored, shorter, skinny, pointed and re curving petals. Cream to yellow stamens, anthers and stigma, greenish-chartreuse in throat. This Trichocereus hybrid was Hybridized by Mr. Rolf Autenrieth.
Notes : The stem growth is dark green stoat averaging 4"+ diameter by 3'+ tall. Spines are yellow turning whitish on older growth, spines near apex-new growth is golden-brownish.
More info. : This hybrid was named after the mythical island city state of Atlantis which Greek legend tells of its existence some 11,000 years ago somewhere in either the Atlantic ocean or the Mediterranean, until its said because of the inhabitants of Atlantis lacking morals, an insatiable quest for both power and greed, so the once powerful city island state was destroyed by the gods in a cataclysmic event. The legend says Atlantis is located somewhere beneath the seas, many explorers and adventurers still search for clues to the exact location of Atlantis to this very day.
Offered as : A small offset or pup to all mail order locations. Larger rooted plant(s) are available for mail order within the U.S. only, or for pick up. See link below for info. about our walk in nursery.
( Below are more pictures of 'Alantis' in bloom; front, side and typical stem growth examples ).
Established 5 gallon rooted plant(s) up to larger specimen multi-plant(s) may also be available for shipping within the U.S. only or for pick-up as most are very large, so sorry but no international shipping of large plants.
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