Parodia magnifica

Balloon cactus, Blue Ball Cactus, Eriocactus magnificus.
  • Blue
  • Globose
  • Globose
  • 30cm - 50cm
  • Sun or Part Shade
  • Sun or Part Shade
  • Collectable (63mm)
  • Medium
  • Medium

$7.95

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Features

Also Known as Balloon cactus, Blue Ball Cactus, Eriocactus magnificus.
Habit An attractive cactus that has predominant ribs vertically down the sides giving it the appearance of an air balloon. Pups easily to form a cluster.
Height Can grow up to 35cm in height.
Colour Blue/green in colour with pale yellow hair like spines down each rib.
Flowers Stunning yellow, funnel shaped flowers that have a satin-like appearance. Flowers in the summer months.
Aspect Happy in either a full sun or part shade position.
Ouch Factor Medium - Spines are prickly but not overly sharp. Handle with care.
Uses Fantastic for large bowls as it needs room to cluster. Looks equally amazing in the ground and can form quite a large cluster with time.
Product Size Collectables Range - Pot is 63mm in width and 60mm in height (not including plant). Plant comes fully established in pot.
Can be shipped to Due to quarantine restrictions, this item can only be shipped to areas within Western Australia (WA).

Features

Also Known as 
Balloon cactus, Blue Ball Cactus, Eriocactus magnificus.
Habit 
An attractive cactus that has predominant ribs vertically down the sides giving it the appearance of an air balloon. Pups easily to form a cluster.
Height 
Can grow up to 35cm in height.
Colour 
Blue/green in colour with pale yellow hair like spines down each rib.
Flowers 
Stunning yellow, funnel shaped flowers that have a satin-like appearance. Flowers in the summer months.
Aspect 
Happy in either a full sun or part shade position.
Ouch Factor 
Medium - Spines are prickly but not overly sharp. Handle with care.
Uses 
Fantastic for large bowls as it needs room to cluster. Looks equally amazing in the ground and can form quite a large cluster with time.
Product Size 
Collectables Range - Pot is 63mm in width and 60mm in height (not including plant). Plant comes fully established in pot.
Can be shipped to 
Due to quarantine restrictions, this item can only be shipped to areas within Western Australia (WA).
This description is based on our research and on the observations made as it grows in our nursery, in our gardens and in other gardens. Observations are based around the climate and enviroment of Perth (Western Australia), and different characteristics may be observed if grown in other regions.

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