Astrophytum ornatum for sale – Easy plant to grow, mostly grown for the ornamental shape and for the flowers, planting season in spring to autumn, better to buy plant or another option to start from seeds yet more challenging.
Astrophytum ornatum – information before buying:
Growing information: perennial plant, growing hardiness zone: 9-12, water needed – small amount, light conditions – full sun, height: 0.5-1 m (20-40 inches) (can be kept small 5-10 cm (2-4 inches) for limited time).
Blooming in the spring to summer in bowl shaped flowers that appear in yellow color.
Alternative names: Bishop’s cap, Monk’s hood cactus