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Rainbow Pincushion

A drought tolerant cactus that remains under one foot in height and takes full sun.  It is reported to tolerate minimum temperatures of 25 degrees F.  Generally a solitary spheroid cactus but with time may form small clumps.  Photos by Laurel Woodley

Mammillaria rhodantha has red spines
Mammillaria rhodantha flowers are pink
Mammillaria rhodantha has a long flowering period
Latin Name: 
Mammillaria rhodantha
Family Name: 
Cactaceae
Place of Origin: 
Mexico
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Garden Location: 
Cactus Garden