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Mammillaria grahamii – Graham’s Pincushion Cactus aka ‘Mammy Grammy’

Posted by VT Jenny on August 29, 2009

Mammillaria grahamii Graham’s Pincushion Cactus aka ‘Mammy Grammy’

Size: 3-8″ tall, single or basally branching clumps.
Flowers: Pink to lavender, 1″ in diameter borne in a ring around the crown
Site: Well drained soils in rocks and under shrubs.
Uses: Rock gardens, in combination with other desert plants, specimen in small areas.
Foliage: Central spine brown & hooked; radials white to light brown
Native: SW US, Sonora, Sinaloa & Chihuahua.

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