Echinopsis ‘Danse Macabre’

Flower to nearly 4½ inches (10.5 cm) across. Inner petals obovate, ruffled, bicolored dark magenta and yellow to bright orange with orange midrib. Outer petals paler than inners. Throat-circle white. Filaments light orange; anthers fluffy, outer stamens in a narrow ring. Stem globular, to 2¾ inches (7 cm) in diameter; central spines to ½ inch (13 mm) long. The name, ‘Danse Macabre’, is from the symphonic poem of that title by Camille Saint-Saëns. ISI 2001-56; HBG 85604, Schick 1403-21.

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