|Full Description: Cactus species Echinopsis mamillosa var. kermesina has a 5" diameter bloom with many overlapping pink colored petals, very faint salmon mid stripe. Back petals are pink-bronze in color. As this is a species variety of Echinopsis mammilosa the growth of Echinopsis Mamillosa Var. Kermesina closely resembles Echinopsis mammilosa stem growth form with almost completely round globular type growth and many ribs, usually 20+, top is also slightly flattened.
Spines of this variety Ech. mammillosa v. kermesina though are shorter than Echinopsis mammilosa and rib edges are bumpy, dark green stem color.
This variety is a heavy mass bloomer, very profuse with large sized pink colored blooms.
Synonyms : Echinopsis ritteri, Pseudolobivia kermesina, Echinopsis kermesina-(often mis-labeled under this name or a variation of it)., Echinopsis herbasii, Echinopsis roseolilacina, Echinopsis silvatica
Native To : Bolivia
Notes : Heavy mass bloomer, strong grower-taking various light and soil mixes well.
Offered As : A small plant or offset/pup to all mail order locations. Larger rooted plants maybe available for mail order but only with in the U.S. or specimens can be picked up/ordered by visiting our walk in nursery website-Click the link below for info.
( Below are more pictures of Echinopsis mamillosa var. kermesina in bloom; side views & typical stem growth examples ).
Established 3 to 5 gallon rooted 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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