Bright scarlet flower of the cactus Echinopsis (Lobivia) chamaecereus or Peanut Cactus.
Native of Argentina, it Blooms in southern New Mexico all summer.

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* This is a common and hardy plant, and easy to grow. It is a favorite for beginning cactophiles.  In the summer it produces an abundance of flowers. A Native of Argentina, it blooms in southern New Mexico throughout  summer.

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