Rebutia heliosa 'Sunrise', Sulcorebutia 'Sunrise'
Rebutia 'Sunrise' is an attractive cactus with light green, spherical or flattened stems tightly covered by appressed spines reminding Rebutia heliosa and lovely fresh pinkish-white flowers, a feature inherited from R. pulvinosa subsp. albiflora. The stems are up to 1.2 inches (3 cm) in diameter. Flowers are funnel-shaped and up to 1.2 inches (3 cm) in diameter.
USDA hardiness zone 9b to 11b: from 25 °F (−3.9 °C) to 50 °F (+10 °C).
How to Grow and Care
If you can grow cacti and succulents successfully, you can likely grow the popular Rebutia without too much trouble. Their water and light requirements are fairly typical for many cacti species, including a cooling period in the winter, to promote better blooming. Watering should be done carefully, allowing the soil to dry out between waterings. The cactus mustn't be exposed to prolonged dampness and sitting water. Never let your cactus sit in a dish of water. For the best viewing, instead of propagating your offsets, let the plant for a large cluster. When it blooms, this will make a stunning display. Lastly, make sure to fertilizer during the growing season for the best results.
Repot as needed, preferably during the warm season. To repot a cactus, make sure the soil is dry before repotting, then gently remove the pot.
See more at How to Grow and Care for Rebutia.
This cactus is a hybrid cross resulting from the cross between Rebutia heliosa and Rebutia pulvinosa subsp. albiflora.
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