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Echinocereus engelmannii (Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus)

Echinocereus engelmannii
Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus

The Strawberry Hedgehog Cactus is an easy, low maintenance plant for beginners. This plant loves a warm and sunny climate, and in the Spring, it will produce showy flowers in red, yellow, pink, purple or white. This drought tolerant cactus requires very little water, be sure to let it dry out in between waterings.

Plant Type Native, Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 10 (30°F)Zone 11 (40°F)Zone 5 (-20° F)Zone 6 (-10° F)Zone 7 (0° F)Zone 8 (10° F)Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Yellow, Red, Purple, White, Pink
Flower Season Spring
Growth Rate Slow
Height up to 18"
Spread 3"
Characteristics Great Foliage, Showy
Attracts Bees, Birds, Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Pollinators, Wildlife
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, House Plant, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil, Heat, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Sand
Soil PH Acid, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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