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Cleistocactus strausii (Silver Torch)

Cleistocactus strausii
Silver Torch

The Silver Torch cactus is a beautiful, fast-growing plant. This cactus has tall silver columns with short white spines, layered with thicker yellow spines. When mature, the Silver Torch produces pink, narrow, tubular flowers during the Spring and Summer.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 10 (30°F)Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Purple, Pink
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Fast
Height 3-10ft
Spread 3-6ft
Characteristics Award Winning, Evergreen, Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rabbit, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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