Botanical name: Cleistocactus winteri Family: Cactaceae (Cactus family)
Golden Rat Tail is an attractive cactus mostly grown in hanging baskets. It is a branching cactus with spreading, arching, pendant, or trailing stem that can grow up to 1 m long and up to 2.5 cm wide. It has many short bristly golden spines that literally cover the surface of the stems. Flowers are vivid orange to salmon-pink, up to 6 cm long, up to 5 cm across and very showy. They are repetitively and freely produced on mature plants in spring and summer and can last for several days. Golden Rat Tail is endemic to Bolivia
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