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Rebutia albiflora
Scientific Name: Rebutia albiflora Ritter & Buin.
Synonym: Aylostera albiflora
Family: Cactaceae
Rebutia  albiflora
Rebutia albiflora at the Huntington Gardens in early July
Frost Tolerance: 9b-12

Minimum Avg. Temperature: 45F (8C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: Bolivia (Tarija)

Growth Habits: Heavily offsetting, heads smaller than an inch (2 cm)

Watering Needs:

Propagation: Offsets, seeds

The species epithet 'albiflora' comes from the Latin for 'white-flowered'.
Rebutia albiflora is relatively easy to grow, and enjoy a ground mix somewhat richer than the average Rebutia.

Rebutia albiflora at Holly Gate, photo Terry Hewitt

Blooming Habits:
Pinkish-white, self sterile, 1 inch wide flowers (2.5 cm), followed by dry fruits.

Fruiting Habits:

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