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Schlumbergera rosea

Previously known as:

  • Rhipsalidopsis rosea
Description

This is a dwarf, flowering plant that only gets up to 6 inches tall.

 

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  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Schlumbergera
    Species:
    rosea
    Family:
    Cactaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    south Brazil
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Epiphyte
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Houseplant
    Perennial
    Succulent
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
    Rounded
    Weeping
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Solitary
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Flower Shape:
    Tubular
    Flower Petals:
    Tepals
    Flower Size:
    1-3 inches
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Color:
    Green
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Surface:
    Smooth (glabrous)
    Stem Description:
    Segmented stems that branch into a "Y" shape. Each cladode has areoles at the tips where the flowers emerge.