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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 color from the description is white.

 

Copyright: Jake Mhaidin

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Trichocereus Cultivars Trichocereus Cultivars E-H

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.

first-light-trichocereus-helianthocereus-dimitt

Photo: Michelle Killen

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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.

Epic Trichocereus Michelle Killen

Photos: Michaelle Killen

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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.

Orange California Trichocereus Michaelle Killen

Photos: Michelle Killen