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Notocactus rutilans

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Notocactus rutilans

399.00

Description

Parodia rutilans, best known as Notocactus rutilans, is a small-growing, usually solitary, cactus species. The numerous stiff, sharp spines are varicoloured and the centre is reddish-brown.

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1 Notocactus rutilans – Cactus Plant
2 3 inch (8 cm) Grower Round Plastic Pot (Black)

Notocactus rutilans is a synonym of Parodia mueller-melchersii. The plants are very free-flowering and self-fertile; producing many seeds. When in flower the whole plant shimmers with colour and it flowers when quite young. The dull green, elongated spherical shoots reach heights of up to 8 centimetres and a diameter of 6 centimetres.

The areoles on them are white. The light golden yellow to lemon yellow to reddish flowers. The flowers are very showy, 5 cm long, with much white wool along the tubes, and translucent petals, salmon to carmine-red shading to egg-yolk yellow in the centre.