Easter Lily Cactus – Echinopsis oxygona

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Description

Echinopsis Oxygona is also commonly known as the ‘Easter Lily Cactus’. As the plant matures you can expect it to reach up to around 30 cm (12″) tall and about 25 cm (10″) in diameter. The plant is best known for the dark green colour and the beautiful flowers that grow from the stem. When the cacti flowers you can expect pale red, lavender or white flowers.

Echinopsis Oxygona ‘Easter Lily Cactus’ can be quite beautiful when it is well-taken care of. This succulent type needs typical watering as the other succulents. The watering method is very important to keep your Easter Lily Cactus healthy. It should not sit on the water, and an excess amount of water should be avoided. The best way of watering is soak and dry method this succulent. Yet, the succulent should be controlled to avoid overwatering.

Echinopsis Oxygona ‘Easter Lily Cactus’ is native to Argentina (around buenos Aires, Santa Fe, and Entre Rios), Brazil (arond Rio Grande Do Sul), Uruguay, and Paraguay (around Guaira).

  • Prefers full sun
  • Can be grown outdoor
  • Grows 30 cm (12″) tall
  • Grows up to 25 cm (10″) wide
  • Can die easily if over-watered
  • Does not handle cold well
  • Best propagated by grafting, offsets or seeds
  • Flowers are pale red, lavender or white

Source: https://succulentsnetwork.com