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PlantFiles: Echinopsis Hybrid
Echinopsis 'TS 18'

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Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Echinopsis (ek-in-OP-sis) (Info)
Cultivar: TS 18
Hybridized by Stoefer

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:
3-6 in. (7-15 cm)
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

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

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From woody stem cuttings
Allow cut surface to callous over before planting

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

This plant is a cross between Echinopsis cv. 'Afterglow' & Echinopsis eyriesii var. grandiflora; A Thomas Stoefer hybrid.
The flowers' inner petals are orangeish with darker midviens and the outer petals are magenta-ish with fuchsia midviens; yellow filaments.



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