Cactus, white flower

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Hilary

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Cactus, white flower
« on: July 30, 2019, 10:28:58 AM »
This cactus is no longer with us
It flowered in  March 2017 and was in an eight centimeter pot.
i have no recollection of what happened to it.
Can anyone identify it please?
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

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psroseguy

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Re: Cactus, white flower
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2019, 04:21:39 PM »
You probably know it's a Mamillaria, which is a large and fascinating genus. The species could be venusta but then there are many hybrids and I am far from an expert.
Lifelong Gardener, native Californian, residing in Rancho Mirage near Palm Springs, CA for the past 25 years

Retired from the nursery industry. I've been playing at hybridizing roses for fun and profit since about 2000. Graduate Horticulture program Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 1982.

Hilary

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Re: Cactus, white flower
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2019, 07:48:20 PM »
Many thanks for the information and welcome to the Forum from me
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Living in Korinthos, Greece.
No garden but two balconies, one facing south and the other north.
Most of my plants are succulents which need little care

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psroseguy

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Re: Cactus, white flower
« Reply #3 on: September 30, 2019, 08:53:08 PM »
Greetings Hillary.

I think it's wonderful such a forum exists and participants from all corners of the planet participate.

Best wishes, Robert
Lifelong Gardener, native Californian, residing in Rancho Mirage near Palm Springs, CA for the past 25 years

Retired from the nursery industry. I've been playing at hybridizing roses for fun and profit since about 2000. Graduate Horticulture program Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 1982.