Echinopsis cinnabarina

Echinopsis cinnabarina | Also known as: Lobivia cinnbarina | Rating: 0 votes | Print / Pdf

Small and globular, echinopsis cinnabarina is a popular option for conservatories and greenhouses but like so many of that genus, its floral display is magnificent. Almost a perfect globe, its stem is mid-green in colour. It has no ribs but tubericles that are slightly brown, each with areoles of multiple spines. It produces more than one blossom when flowering, trumpet-shaped heads with multiple rich-red tepals, and a pale yellow throat. Commonly called by its botanical name, it is happiest in hot climates, so it is best to grow it under glass. Use cactus compost in their containers, and be sure to water regularly in summer, and rarely in winter

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Plant
Known dangers?
  • no
Height [m]
  • 0.15
Spread [m]
  • 0.15
Dominant flower colour
  • Red
Flower Fragrance
  • No, neutral please
Flowering seasons
  • Early spring
  • Mid spring
  • Late spring
  • Early summer
  • Mid summer
  • Late summer
Foliage in spring
  • Green
Foliage in summer
  • Green
Foliage in Autumn
  • Green
Foliage in winter
  • Green
Propagation methods
  • seed
  • offsets
Environment
Hardiness zone
  • Z13-15
Heat zone
  • H12-10
Heat days
  • 150 - 210
Moisture
  • well-drained
Sun requirements
  • Full sun
Usage
Standard category
  • Cacti & succulents
  • Cacti
Grown for
  • Attractive Flowers
Creative category
  • Kid Approved
  • For Beginners
  • Colours
Garden type
  • Indoor or winter garden
Gardening expertise
  • beginner
Time to reach full size
  • up to 10 years