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Rebutia heliosa

Native range: Southern Bolivia

Known names: Aylostera heliosa

Hardiness: Can go below freezing as long as the soil is dry.

Mature Size: ~5" tall, ~7" wide

Light: Bright indirect light - full sun

Water: Drought tolerant, water when soil is dry.

Soil: Succulent mix

Dormancy Period: Winter

Pet-Safe: No

Plant Size: 2.5" pot


Rebutia heliosa might be one of my top 3 cactus. Even though it has spines it is still safe to the touch, almost feels rubbery. This cactus shrinks down during winter time and flowers in spring, putting on a display of BRIGHT orange flowers that nearly covers the entire plant. Don't over water especially in winter! Relatively slow-growing.

Rebutia heliosa [2.5"]

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