Hildewintera Colademononis In Chamaecereus Section
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|Species Hildewintera colademononis Has a small red-orangish bloom aprox. 2" to 3" diameter with purplish anthers ...(
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Bloom Size: Small
|Full Description: Species Hildewintera colademononis Has a small red-orangish bloom aprox. 2" to 3" diameter with purplish anthers and cream colored stamen. The botanical term Hildewintera is from the genus Hildewintera which has been merged with Cleistocactus. Hildewintera was named to honor the German Nurserywoman Hilde Winter the sister of Friedrich Ritter, the famous botanist.
GROWTH Hildewintera colademononis has cylintrical type growth which is pendannt in form best grown in a hanging basket. There are many hairy stems which are soft to the touch giving it its common name of (Monkey Tail). Cola de Mono (meaning monkey’s tail) in spanish was applied by residents of the Bolivian town of Samaipata who first brought the species into cultivation from its nearby habitat in Bolivia.
CARE; Hildewintera colademononis likes rich draining soil with bright light with a bit of part-shade in summer months. Easy to grow from cuttings.
Flowers; Appear on Hildewintera colademononis in the warm summer months in several flushes or sets throughout the warm season.
Offered for mail order is a rooted plant at least 6" (15.24cm) above the soil line.
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