Echinopsis Hybrid 'Madame Pele' (Specimen #2)
3" in diameter
Has a 5 inch diameter bloom, stem growth is semi-columar to 4 inches in diameter. Hybridized by Bob Schick.
Good grower with clean tight supination growth.
Unfortunately not a very good pupper though, often needs encouragement to produce offsets.
This hybrid 'Madame Pele' was named after one of the most important of the 12 top Hawaiian deities, Pele is the fire goddess of volcanoes and the creator of the Hawaiian Islands.
Often referred to as "Madame Pele" or "Tûtû Pele" as a sign of respect,
she is a well-known deity within Hawaiian mythology.