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Cone Cactus-Neobuxbaumia polylopha-close up

September 12, 2012

Cone Cactus (Neobuxbaumia polylopha)-A large columnar cactus that can reach up to 43 feet tall! Stunning deep red to pink flowers are borne near the tips of the stems, often in clusters. This beautiful specimen is from various parts of Mexico. Look for Cone Cactus in the Sybil B. Harrington Cactus Gallery.

Photo by: Dick Trelease, Garden volunteer

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Taken on September 7, 2012