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PlantFiles: Echinopsis Hybrid
Echinopsis 'Lochinvar'

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

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

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

Spacing:
6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 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)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

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

Bloom Color:
Pink
Magenta (Pink-Purple)
Purple

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Succulent

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

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Xenomorf On Jul 26, 2004, Xenomorf from Valley of the Sun, AZ (Zone 9b) wrote:

Blooms are a pastel pinkish purple with a white base. Introduced by The International Succulent Institute (ISI) - A Robert Schick hybrid.

Regional...

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

Phoenix, Arizona
Tucson, Arizona
San Marino, California
Henderson, Nevada



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