Erythrorhipsalis Pilocarpa-Hairy Stemmed Rhipsalis

MYBG-PLSU-ERPI-0000


Type: Plants

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Rhipsalis Pilocarpa

Family

Cactaceae

Origin

Brazil

Environment

Rhipsalis does not thrive in direct sunlight. Exposure to afternoon sun can burn the leaves, turn them yellow, or lead to spotting. However, without sufficient sunlight, They will not bloom, and its growth can be stunted. Rhipsalis does best with morning sun and full shade in the afternoon

Description

Erythrorhipsalis Pilocarpa (Rhipsalis Pilocarpa), the only species of its kind in its own group. Is a particularly attractive tropical epiphytic plant with its dark green to purple stems covered with fine white hairs growing from the areoles. In sunlight the stems can become tinged red. The flowers are very fragrant, small, up to 0.8 inch (2 cm) broad, white with pink centres, slender and bell-like but open widely and appear at the ends of the stems. The branches often end in three to six smaller branches. Fruits are red to maroon and have tiny hairs on them

Landscape Uses

Suitable for Container, Rock Garden & Xeriscaping


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