Cactus Flower Gifts


There are between 1,000 and 2,000 species of cactus, some of which will flower.

Other Names: Cacti, Cactus Flowers, Saguaro Flowers, Prickly Pear Flowers, Night Blooming Cereus

Scientific Classification:

Kingdom: Plantae
Order: Caryophyllales

Cactus Flower

Cactus plants come in a variety of shapes, color and form.

Size: There is a large disparity in the size of cactus plants, the smallest is only a few inches tall, while the largest can grow up to 63 feet tall!

Symbolism: Cactus flowers symbolice endurance, warmth, maternal affection and love.

Grow Details: Cactus prefer dry, hot environments and do well in drought conditions.

Grow Details

Soil Type: Dry or Sandy Soil
Soil PH: Prefer alkaline with lime
Water: Take care not to over water. Drought resistant.
Light: Full Sun
Grow Zone:


Height: Varies a few inches to 63 feet tall.
Flower Colors: Varies
Propagation: Propagate by seed, cuttings or grafting.
Division/Transplants: n/a
Blooming Period: Varies

Type: Perennial

Herbal Remedy Properties: Many cactus have medicinal values, Aloe Vera a popular cactus, is still used to treat burns.

Native Area: Cactus are native to the Americas, some species are native to Africa and Sri Lanka.

Other: All cacti are succulents, but not all succulents are cacti.

Cactus Flower Gifts



Copyright © 2010-2013
DR Management
All rights reserved
Home | Animal Posters