Our annual end-of-summer contest is here, come on down to the Dave's Garden County Fair!

Today's bloom is Old Man of the Andes (Oreocereus leucotrichus)

Bloom of the Day for January 22nd, 2011:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Red

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing: 12-15 in. (30-38 cm), 15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

View much more information
about this plant at PlantFiles.

One vendor has this plant for sale.

3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Talk about this bloom

There have been 4 comments posted about this bloom.

Join the discussion!

onewish1 wrote:
so neat

pixie62560 wrote:
I was thinking the same thing! Love those fuschia flowers.

locakelly wrote:
Very cool;o)

orkid101 wrote:
Can the seeds be gathered and planted from that very interesting seed pod?