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Coryphantha hesteri Y.Wright
Cact. Succ. J. (Los Angeles) 4: 274, fig. 1932 [Nov 1932]

Accepted Scientific Name: Escobaria hesteri (Y.Wright) Buxb.
Oesterr. Bot. Z. 98: 78. 1951

Coryphantha hesteri (Escobaria hesteri) Photo by: Valentino Vallicelli
It is an attractive and well worth cultivating dwarf plant; it starts flowering from an early age and blooms from spring until late summer, with nice large, deep pink blooms. In the resting period it will not be damaged by some frost.


Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Hester’s Foxtail Cactus, Hester’s Pincushion Cactus

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Coryphantha hesteri (Escobaria hesteri) Photo by: Alexander Arzberger
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