Echinopsis Hybrid
Echinopsis 'TS 18'

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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.