Christmas Cactus
Schlumbergera 'DeLilac'

Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Schlumbergera (shlum-BER-ger-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: DeLilac

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

3-6 in. (7-15 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Partial to Full Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:

Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:

Succulent

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From leaf cuttings

Seed Collecting:

N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Regional

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

Phoenix, Arizona

Hanford, California

Winchester, Kentucky

Chalmette, Louisiana

Lewiston, Maine

Picayune, Mississippi

Canton, North Carolina

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On May 22, 2005, ocimum_nate from American Fork, UT (Zone 5a) wrote:

I named this plant after my wife. It is the first from my breeding project that I started about 5 years ago.