The base coloration of Stenocactus multicostatus ‘Wave Cactus’ is a rich, greyish green, which serves as a lovely backdrop for the large pink blooms that will emerge during the summer months, featuring yellow stamens and deeper pink striping down the length of each petal.
The brain cactus (Stenocactus multicostatus) features distinctive wavy ribbing on its surface that almost looks like the folds of a brain,
Stenocactus Multicostatus is native to Mexico, specifically to the Chihuahua, Coahuila and Durango, Zacatecas, and the Nueva Leon regions. The dry meadowlands suit it well, and it adapts well to draughts by hiding in the rocky soil.
Its small size and low-growing nature make it suitable to be grown in pots. In suitable environments, it can also be grown outdoors