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Nopalxochia ackermannii

To swap with Carole

This grower is fairly sure of this plant identification.

Don't know exact name but mine are as photo above except pink.

Plant Size
45cm × 40cm

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Plant Finder: about Nopalxochia ackermannii

Common names

Red orchid cactus


Nopalxochia ackermannii (Red orchid cactus). An upright perennial from South America. Bears orange red yellow, tubular single flowers in spring.


They will produce frost-tender plants, they grow in porous, fertile soil in semi-shade.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Nopalxochia ackermannii | Louth, Lincs., LN11 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterMoist

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    I've got some large perennials that need dividing or are simply too big for their position, Lots of self-seeded plants to swap for flowers for cutting and associated foliage plants. Standard fuchsia growing is a hobby if anyone cares to share.

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