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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

Pet-Safe: No

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!

Echinocereus rigidissimus v. rubrispinus (Rainbow Hedgehog Cactus) [4"]

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