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PlantFiles: Christmas Cactus
Schlumbergera 'DeLilac'

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

11 members have or want this plant for trade.

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive ocimum_nate 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.

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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