Detail of a flower of the Echinopsis (Trichocereus) x 'Cherry Red', hybridized by Dr. Mark Dimmitt of Tuscon,
Arizona. The white stigma stands in an arresting contrast with the vivid, deep red coloration of the petals.
Las Cruces, New Mexico (June) - Flowers open nocturnally or in early morning, and persist two days.
*The Echinopsis (Trichocereus) x 'Cherry Red', was hybridized by Dr. Mark Dimmitt of
This and other striking shades of red, we understand, are a specialty of Dr. Dimmitt. The flowers open nocturnally, or in the early morning, and persist for two days.