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  Echinopsis hybrid cv. EDDIE CACTUSPEDIA       

 


A Schick Hybrid.  ISI 99-7
 

Description: Elegant flowers up to 11/12cm across. Inner and intermediate tepals very broad, nearly orbicular, usually somewhat ruffled, delicate dark veiny pink with fine pink outer margin, light pinkish-red basal stripe and salmon-pink darker midrib.
 


Filaments of outer stamens clear pink and recumbent against tepals, creamy anthers. Throat-circle and stigma white. Throat green.


Cultivation:
This plant is a summer grower species that offers no cultivation difficulties. Water regularly in summer (but do not overwater ) needs good drainage and very porous soil, keep rather dry in winter. Feed with a high potassium fertilizer in summer. Need a bright exposure, full sun or half shade in summer if the location is exceedingly hot or bright.

Family: Cactaceae (Cactus Family)

Origin Garden origin (A distictive cultivar created by cacti enthusiast and hybridiser Bob Schick )

Conservation status: Listed in CITES appendix 2.


The flower tube is moderatedly elongated .
 

 

 

Propagation: Easy to propagate from cuttings. Most of the Echinopsis clones produce dozens of shoots and can be reproduced exclusively by cuttings.  The reproduction by seed is also possible but the offspring will not be identical to the mother plant.

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