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Echinopsis candicans / Trichocereus candicans

Echinopsis candicans / Trichocereus candicans Echinopsis candicans, also known under the formerly accepted name Trichocereus candicans, is a Trichocereus species from Argentina. It is very variable and forms a complex that holds various forms, and which is also connected to other species like Trichocereus purpureopilosus, Trichocereus lamprochlorus and Trichocereus huascha. It regularly forms hybrids with the latter around La Rioja and there is a wide variety of flower colors associated with it. The classic flower […]

First Light (Trichocereus / Helianthocereus) Dimitt

First Light (Trichocereus / Helianthocereus) Dimitt FIRST LIGHT is Trichocereus hybrid made by Mark Dimmitt. Breeder: M. Dimmitt Parents: Diehi’sche Hybride X Newland’s Orange Breeder´s Code: HBG-ISI 93-5 Description: FIRST LIGHT is a classic created by M. Dimmitt. It is a Helianthocereus hybrid, which belongs to Trichocereus in a wider sense. Flowers: 15 cm, pink with yellow stripes and red sepals. Photo: Michelle Killen

EPIC (Trichocereus hybrid)

EPIC (Trichocereus hybrid) EPIC is a Trichocereus hybrid. Breeder: Unknown Parents: Trichocereus x ? Breeder´s Code: NA Description: EPIC is a well known Trichocereus hybrid with a fantastic pink flower. It is relatively common and one of the most popular hybrids. Unfortunately there isn´t enough information on its origin available, but I will update this page if I find out more. Flowers: 8-12 cm, bright pink color. EPIC is a plant that flowers regularly and abundantly. Photos: Michaelle […]

Orange California (Soehrensia x Trichocereus)

Orange California (Soehrensia x Trichocereus) The Trichocereus hybrid ORANGE CALIFORNIA is one of the most popular hybrids. Breeder: Harry Johnson Parents: Soehrensia x Trichocereus schickendantzii Breeder´s Code: NA Description: The Trichocereus hybrid ORANGE CALIFORNIA is a classic plant that goes back to Johnson, who also created the legendary hybrids YELLOW CALIFORNIA and FLYING SAUCER. Flowers: 19-20 cm, Mesmerizing and pink with yellow midstripes. Photos: Michelle Killen