Echinopsis ‘Brigitte’s Beauty’

Flower fragrant, to 4 inches (10.5 cm) across. Petals with a prominent fold along apical portion of midrib, purplish-pink with broad, white margin, narrow yellowish basal stripe, and dark purplish-pink midrib. Throat-circle white. Filaments dark purplish-pink. Stigma light green. Flowers fragrant. Stem semicolumnar, to 4¼ inches (11 cm) in diameter; central spines to 1 inch (25 mm) long. Named for Brigitte Williams, this hybrid is shy to flower but beautifully colored. Unfortunately, it has a tendency toward unsightly stem corking. ISI 2000-4; HBG 85178, Schick 1649-15.

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