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Spider Cactus

This is a small round cactus with the spines flat against the body surface resulting in a spider-like appearance.  This little cactus is a hardy summer grower that will tolerate full sun or partial shade.  It is ideal for planting amoung rocks. Photo by Laurel Woodley.

Gymnocalycium denudatum has pink flowers
Gymnocalycium denudatum with deep pink flowers
Latin Name: 
Gymnocalycium denudatum
Family Name: 
Cactaceae
Place of Origin: 
Brazil
Bloom Time: 
May
Jun
Plant Types: 
Garden Location: 
Succulent Extension Garden