Schlumbergera x buckleyi

Botanical Name: Schlumbergera x buckleyi

Phonetic: Sh-LUM-ber-gair-uh Buck-lay-I

Common Name(s): Christmas Cactus

Family: Cactaceae
Origin: Hybrid
Plant Type: Succulent
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Not true leaves
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Bright green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Soft
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Late fall, early winter
Flower Color(s): Pink, red, coral/apricot, white/near white

Exposure: Sun to part shade
USDA: 9-11
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 1-2 Feet
Spread: 2-3 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: 
Soil: Succulent potting mix

Features: Has fleshy stems that are divided into flattened leaf-like segments with scalloped margins, drooping habit, trumped shaped showy flowers
Use: Indoor houseplant, Christmas plant, hanging baskets

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