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Parodia is a genus containing 63 species of perennial cacti in the Cactaceae family. These plants produce clusters of rounded, ribbed and spiny stems and funnel-shaped flowers, opening from often woolly buds at the apex. Native to upland regions of South America they vary from small, ground-hugging plants to 1m high columnar species. In cultivation they are usually grown under glass.
How to propagate Parodia
Propagate from seed in spring or from cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Parodia
Grown for its flowers.