Lepismium houlletianum grow and care – epiphyte cactus of the genus houlletianum also known as Snowdrop cactus or Rhipsalis houlletiana, Lepismium houlletianum perennial used as ornamental drought tolerant plant, can grow in tropics, subtropical, mediterranean climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 11b+.

Stems color green or red shape is linear shape flat but fleshy structure the edge of the stem looks like deeply serrate edge, the stems become red in high humidity.

Lepismium houlletianum flower

Flower can be white to cream multi-petals and can grow next to each joint next to the spines.

Lepismium houlletianum for sale – Seeds or Plants to Buy


Blooming Seasons
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
  • Winter flowers
Flower colors
  • White flower
  • Tropics Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Slow growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Cactus
  • Perennial plant
Plant Uses
  • Drought tolerant plants
  • Indoor plants
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Autumn Planting
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
  • Winter planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Small amounts of water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 13