Melocactus genus (Turk's cap). These are spherical ribbed, perennial cacti. They produce funnel-shaped flowers in the summer, which are followed by elongated or rounded, red, pink or white seed pods.
Central South America
You can plant in full sun with gritty, well-drained soil. They are frost tender, with a minimum temperature of 11-15C.
You can propagate from seed in spring.
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