Astrophytum genus (Bishop's hat). These are slow growing perennial cacti, which is covered in thick hairs. The flowers are large and yellow some have red centres.
Perennials, Succulents or Cactus
S.Texas, N & C. Mexico
Grown for their freely produced, flattish, yellow flowers, some with red centres.
They are frost tender with a min of 5C. They will prefer sun and very well drained soil, lime rich soil. It is rather prone to rot if it becomes too wet. Dry completely in winter.
You can propagate by seeds in the winter or summer.
Mealy bug could cause damage.
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