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Silver Torch

Cactus and Succulents.  Plant has velvet/fuzzy-textured foliage, spines and sharp edges with red flowers. Grows to 4-6 ft. tall. Full sun and drought tolerant.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Cleistocactus strausii has densely spined columnar stems
Silver Torch has pink tubular flowers
Latin Name: 
Cleistocactus strausii
Family Name: 
Cactaceae
Place of Origin: 
Argentina, Bolivia
Bloom Time: 
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Garden Location: 
Desert Garden