Plant 1 - 3" tall and 3" in diameter
Plant 2 - 2" in diameter.
Plant 3 - 2" in diameter.
Species Echinopsis crassicaulis Also listed/sold as Lobivia crassicaulis & Trichocereus crassicaulis. Has numerous 2-1/2" to 3" dark red to orange blooms, stigma is neon purple. Growth is spiny globular stems 3-4"+ in diameter, clumping in form. Low growing to 12"-15" in height.
Native to; Northern Argentina.
Notes; Easy to grow, pups freely. Similar in care to hybrid Echinopsis this species like a break from mid-day sun in dry/hot inland locations. Good draining semi-rich soil. Can be ground planted hardy to 20 degrees. Makes a great splash of color for the landscape when in full bloom.