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Cleistocactus Strausii (Silver Torch)

Cleistocactus Strausii
Silver Torch

An elegant, slender cactus with snow-white spines that really show off the red flowers borne up and down its sides in the spring. Adds nice height when planted with golden barrel cactus or small agave varieties. Also does well in pots.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Red
Flower Season Summer
Growth Rate Moderate, Slow
Height 8'
Spread 3'
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Banks and Slopes, Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers, Small Gardens, Wall-Side Borders
Tolerance Drought, Heat
Soil Type
Soil PH
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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