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Glory of Texas

Thelocactus bicolor

Also known as

Texas pride

Full Sun
Light watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

15cm

10cm

Min

5cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Glory of Texas Overview

This is a perennial cactus, with a spiny, pillar-like singular stem, which is globe-shaped to erect. The stem has more than 10 prominent ribs, lined with pronounced tubercles sprouting 2-toned yellow and red radial spines, and 4 longer yellow central spines. The flowers are pinkish purple and trumpet-shaped.

How to propagate Glory of Texas

Seed

You can propagate from offsets or seeds in the spring or summer.

Other uses of Glory of Texas

Grown for its appearance and flowers.