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Echinopsis lageniformis
Also known as Echinopsis bridgesii and Trichocereus bridgesii.
More commonly known as:
Sea urchin cactus

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This plant is an evergreen perennial. A tree- or shrub-like cactus, with 48 ribs on each stem. The white flowers, to 18cm long, appear at night. Under glass, grow in standard cactus compost.
characteristics
It's shape is described as columnar. It grows to a height of 1.8m and 0.2m in width. It has foliage that is dark green. It produces flowers during mid summer that are tubular in shape and white in colour.
conditions and care
This is a tender plant.


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