Columnar cactus, branching with age. Slow growing in pots with light brown, bristly, ½-2-in.-long thorns are usually concealed in long white hair that covers plant. Hair is especially long and dense near summit. Tubular, pink, 2-in.-long flowers in spring. Protect from hard frosts.
- Light: Full sun
- Water: Light watering needs. Water when soil dries out.
- Additionally: Not cold hardy