Echinopsis aurea var. dobeana ( Dölz ) J.Ullmann
Growth Habits: Clustering, stems up to 4 inches tall (10 cm), 2.5 inches in diameter (6 cm)
Scientific name: Echinopsis aurea var. dobeana.
Common names: Red Easter Lily Cactus.
Synonym: Lobivia aurea var. dobeana, Lobivia dobeana
Etymology: From the Greek echinos sea urchin opsis appearance.
aurea :- golden flowered
dobeana :- unknown
Origin: Jujuy, Salta - Argentina.
Light: Full sun to light shade.
Compost: Standard cactus mix.
Water: Regular from spring to autumn allow soil to dry between waterings, dry in winter.
Min temp: Not thought to be frost hardy.
Comments. The name Echinopsis aurea suggests a yellow flowered Echinopsis,
var. dobeana however has red flowers.
Images showing flowers.
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