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)

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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?