Cactus has gained popularity in recent years as a houseplant that needs minimal maintenance. Known for their hardiness and prickliness, Cactus is often considered aggressive spiny plants. Yet, they are also survivors, strong and hardy regardless of their harsh environment.

Cactus Flower

Cactus is a flowering plant from South and North America. There are more than 2,000 species[1] of cacti in the world, some very common and others very rare that they are almost critically endangered.

Colorful Cactus Flowers

Cactus is a succulent that is distinguished from other succulents by its small pillow-shaped structures called areolas, with tiny “hairs” typically found on the top of the plant. All cacti plants produce flowers, but some are showier than others.

Orange Cactus Flowers

Cactus comes in various unique colors, sizes, and shapes, with all sorts of beautiful flowers. The flower’s color can be blue, pink, orange, red, or white. Cactus is a great way to decorate your home and add variety and color to any garden.

Yellow Cactus Flowers

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Key References
  • [1]“CHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF CACTI on JSTOR”. Accessed October 28, 2021. Link.


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