Common Names: Powder Puff Pincushion, Fishhooks, Powder Puff Cactus
Description: A clustering cactus that grows cylindrical and globe stems covered in hair-like, white, radial spines. Usually has 1 to 7 central spines, reddish-brown in colour that grows up to 1 cm long.
Flowers: Flowers grow in a crown formation on the end of the stems and colours range from creamy-white, creamy-yellow or pale pink.
Size: Stems grow up to 12 cm long and 8 cm in diameter.
Growing Season: Spring/Summer
Positioning: Part to full sun
Care Instructions: This plant needs plenty of sun light and warm temperatures, you can keep this cactus inside during Winter. If kept well during winter it will encourage flowers in Spring.