|Full Description: Trichocereus hybrid 'Papagei' Has a 6"+ inch diameter bloom with pure white inner petals, wide, ruffled, often twisted and pinched petal tips, chartreuse colored in throat, outer petals are chartreuse, narrow petals. Back petals are bronze colored, narrow, shorter petals. Stamens are chartreuse, anthers and stigma cream colored. Unknown hybridizer, collected by Mr. Kornely-( See more info. below ).
More info. : The first and second blossoms of small plants of 'Papagei' often produce simple white flowers, as it matures more ruffled inner petals are produced. Profuse bloomer.
This Trichocereus hybrid 'Papagei' translates from German to mean "Parrot".
History of this hybrid ; This hybrid 'Papagei's' has no known hybridizer and is said to have been collected long ago by the world famous Echinopsis and Trichocereus hybridizer Klaus Kornely more than 30+ years ago, always keen to find or collect hybrid Trichocereus and Echinopsis hybrids as not many were traded in large numbers many years ago, Mr. Kornely found this hybrid at a cactus nursery-(The nursery closed long ago) in Bad Kreuznach, Germany. Mr. Kornely thought that 'Papagei' might be a cross from the species Trichocereus thelegonus. This hybrid was collected but not hybridized by Mr. Klaus Kornely, but it was given the name by him of 'Papagei'.
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( Below are more pictures of 'PAPAGEI' 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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