Meet a fluffy cactus that blooms with an enchanting flower crown. Mammillaria crinita is a сatchy round-shaped succulent that has won the hearts of many plant lovers due to its unique appearance.
Commonly known as Pincushion Cactus, Mammillaria crinita is a prickly member of the Cactaceae family. This Cactus is native to Mexico, where it grows in warm and humid environments. Pincushion Cactus has a round shape and can grow up to 12 in (30 cm) in height. It can also reach up to 8 in (20 cm) in diameter. The plant is covered with hairlike radial spines, which give it a shaggy appearance. This Cactus produces enchanting blooms in summer that last around seven days. The funnel-shaped flowers consist of numerous elongated petals that are dark pink in color. The middle of the flower is garnished with pink stamens that are white at the tips. Pincushion Cactus has a unique blooming habit, forming a flower crown around its top.