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Echinocereus reichenbachii subsp. baileyi

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Echinocereus (ek-in-oh-KER-ee-us) (Info)
Species: reichenbachii subsp. baileyi

Synonym:Echinocereus baileyi
Synonym:Echinocereus pectinatus var. baileyi
Synonym:Echinocereus albispinus
Synonym:Echinocereus reichenbachii var. baileyi
Synonym:Echinocereus reichenbachii var. oklahomensis

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Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 5a: to -28.8 C (-20 F)
USDA Zone 5b: to -26.1 C (-15 F)
USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 C (-10 F)
USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 C (-5 F)
USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 C (0 F)
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
Plant has spines or sharp edges; use extreme caution when handling

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)
From woody stem cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds
Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

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Profile:

2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Chantell On Apr 17, 2008, Chantell from Middle of, VA (Zone 7a) wrote:

I absolutely love this little dynamo!!! Makes up for its size by amazing blooms! Has bloomed every year for me here in 7A.

Positive Xenomorf On May 11, 2005, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

The 'reichenbachii' subspecies has nicely scented and brilliant pink blooms. It has zero central spines and 18 to 30 or more radial spines per areole which are almost linear.
The 'armatus' subspecies has scented pinkk flowers near the stem top. It has 1 or 2 central spines and up to 23 radial spines per areole wich are linear-elliptical.
The 'baileyi' subspecies has scented pinkk flowers near the stem top. It has 1 to 3 central spines and up to 14 radial spines per areole which arenarrow and elliptical
The 'fitchii' subspecies used to be a variety, but has now joined the ranks of a subspecies. It has violet flowers with deep a red throat. The stems only get to about 6 inches tall instead of 16 inches like the 3 previous subspecies . This subspecies is listed on the endangered and protected list. It has 1 to 7 central spines and up to 22 radial spines on elliptical areoles.
The 'perbellus' subspecies has purple flowers with hairy areoles on the floral tube. The stems will only reach a height of about 2 to 4 inches tall. It has zero or 1 central spine and less than 20 radial spines on elliptical areoles.
All subspecies will either grow solitary stems or clump to as many 12 stems.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Hesperia, California
Reseda, California
La Luz, New Mexico
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Denver, Pennsylvania
Norwood, Pennsylvania
Genola, Utah
Aquia Harbour, Virginia



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