Echinocereus rigidissimus v. rubrispinus
Native range: Chihuahua and Sonora deserts in Mexico
Known names: Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus, Pink Lace Cactus
Hardiness: Can take down to 20°F if kept dry in winter.
Mature Size: Grows slowly to ~12" inches tall.
Light: Bright direct sun, Full sun
Water: Water during summer (let soil dry out completely), keep pretty dry during winter.
Soil: Cactus/Succulent mix
Dormancy Period: Winter
Plant Size: Grown in 4" pot, shipped semi bare root, Plant is around 4" tall.
This is not your typical white/yellow-spined cactus. Echinocerus rigidissimus v. rubrispinus radiates various shades of pink, magenta, and white. Produces cheery pink flowers in late spring/early summer. Make sure your soil is fast-draining!