aka crab cactus
- tender evergreen succulent perennial
- epiphytic cactus with oblong or ovate leaves
- sparsely toothed, mid- to dark green
- open trumpet-shaped, pale pink blooms
- flowers October/November
part to full shade
Note: not to be confuested with Schlumbergera bridgesii. – the Christmas cactus
Care: Water thoroughly when the top half of the soil is dry. Can be moved outdoors in summer to a shady spot.
Notes: Have had this cactus for many years and it has special memories. Have never re-potted but it blooms abundantly every year. After which I prune to shape it.