Can We ID a Plant?
Yes we can!
First, we have the preliminaries:
My name is Liz and I had been looking on your site for awhile to find out the type of wonderful cactus that I have. I have had this cactus for a long time but never knew what type it was. I have looked into books and browsed around I have seen many that look similar but can not pin point it. I was wondering if I could email you a picture and you could help me identify it?
We would be happy to try and ID your plant, email a photo or two and we will do our best.
Now we have the main event:
Good Afternoon Hap,
Thank you for taking the time to do this for me! Here I sent a couple of pics!
And finally, the ID:
Hello again Liz,
It looks like you have a nice Echinopsis aurea or commonly known as “Golden Easter Lily Cactus”. Native to Northern Argentina. It can be a bit rot prone so watch so be careful not to over-water and next time you repot I would suggest a chunkier cactus blend that is mostly 1/4″ lava or pumice, since these guys will often turn to mush if they stay too wet.