Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus Seeds (Echinocereus coccineus) 25+Seeds
Scarlet Hedgehog Cactus
Description: Usually clumping, often in large colonies of as many as 50-100 (500)-thick stems on each plant at maturity. Stems can vary from almost spineless to wildly and densely spined.
Stems: Semi-erect, dark green, from 8 cm to 40 cm tall, 5 cm in diameter.
Ribs: 8 to 11.
Spines: Mostly undifferentiated between radials and centrals; 0 to 4 centrals, up to 7.5 cm long; 5-20 radials.
Spines are yellowish and turn grey after a number of years.
Flowers: Hummingbird-attracting, colour ranges from near orange, scarlet , and pink to deep crimson shades, with rounded petal tips length and width averaged 80 mm and 30 mm, respectively, stigma with 7 or 8 lobes.
Blooming season: Peak flowering comes from late April to June on mature clumps. Fruiting 2-3 months after flowering.