Cleistocactus hyalacanthus Species Hybrid Plant
Cactus hybrid Cleistocactus hyalacanthus hybrid A shrub to tree like grower averaging 2-1/4" to 2-3/4" diameter stems, stems grow 1'ft. or longer segments, main stems can reach several feet. Individual stems are covered in yellowish spines, blooms profusely in summer to fall with narrow, long tubular, bright red blooms.
Specimen Size: 10" tall by 1" in diameter, and 4" tall by2" in diameter, bith with buds and blooms.
More Info. : From the Greek Cleistos, means closed. As in the genus Cleistocactus whose flowers seldom fully open.Many species in the Cleistocactus genus have narrow fire cracker like blooms in red and orange colors, some are also green-yellow colored blooms. You can compare Cleistocactus species and many hybrids developed from them, many are classified as Hildewintera hybrids by clicking a link below.