Photo by Melody
It's time now to VOTE in our 14th annual photo contest! Voting ends November 7, so be sure to cast your votes for your favorites in each category here. Good luck to all contestants!

PlantFiles: Parodia
Parodia werneri

bookmark
Family: Cactaceae (kak-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Parodia (par-ROH-dee-uh) (Info)
Species: werneri (WER-ner-ee) (Info)

Synonym:Parodia werneri subsp. werneri
Synonym:Notocactus arachnites
Synonym:Notocactus uebelmannianus

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

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

Spacing:
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)
15-18 in. (38-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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

Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Bright Yellow
Violet/Lavender
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Winter/Early Spring

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

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:
From seed; germinate in vitro in gelatin, agar or other medium

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

Click thumbnail
to view:

By palmbob
Thumbnail #1 of Parodia werneri by palmbob

By palmbob
Thumbnail #2 of Parodia werneri by palmbob

By palmbob
Thumbnail #3 of Parodia werneri by palmbob

By palmbob
Thumbnail #4 of Parodia werneri by palmbob

By Xenomorf
Thumbnail #5 of Parodia werneri by Xenomorf

By palmbob
Thumbnail #6 of Parodia werneri by palmbob

By palmbob
Thumbnail #7 of Parodia werneri by palmbob

There are a total of 18 photos.
Click here to view them all!

Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Xenomorf On Oct 16, 2005, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

The subspecies 'werneri' usually only grows solitary stems, while the 'pleiocephala' subspecies grows many clustering stems.

Positive palmbob On Mar 26, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Nice 'barrellike' cactus with shocking flowers of some shade of purple, or yellow or white.

Regional...

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

Chandler, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
Corona, California
Davis, California
Reseda, California
North Richland Hills, Texas
Richmond, Texas



We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2014 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.
 

Hope for America