Escobaria vivipara is native to all of the states and provinces of western North America except BC and WA. This super hardy cactus forms small, spine-covered balls or cylinders that usually grow into low clusters. The flowers are usually pink or magenta but can also be yellow. Grow in sharp drainage.
Common Name: Foxtail Cactus/Spinystar
Family: Cactaceae (The Cactus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-9
Light: Full Sun
Height: under 4"
Primary Bloom Colour: Pink
Secondary Bloom Colour: Magenta
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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