This compact cactus has pale yellow, creamy coloured flowers in springtime. It has short, thick white spines.
Common Names: Arizona Snowcap
Height and diameter: Grows to about 10cm tall, 3cm diameter
Light: Full sun.
Water: Requires well-drained soil, and only moderate watering. The soil should be allowed to dry between watering, rather than kept perpetually damp.
Flowers: Produces pale yellow coloured flowers in spring.
Propagation: By removing and replanting offsets.
Care: Very low-maintenance plant in suitable growing conditions. Keep in well-draining soil, and protect from frosty conditions.