Grown in Grown in cultivation at Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, N 33 deg 27' 33'', W 111 deg 56' 35'', 1200 ft., 366 m; not accessioned at DBG.
Plant height 13 inches; stems light green; spines white with some brown and white; flowers collected late morning, diameter 47 mm, length 46-59 mm, outer perianth rose with a darker mid-stripe, inner perianth rose wtih a darker mid-stripe; stigma lobe number 4-6, green with a pink center; style white or pale pink; filaments pink, light pink or yellow; anthers yellow or black.
Cactus Voucher Project. This is sheet I/II and has the flowers and stems. Sheet II/II is DES00083807 and has the pictures. Plant originally purchased in Lowe's, Phoenix, AZ.; Cultivated or Captive