Rebutia steinbachii var. pampagrandensis
Sulcorebutia pampagrandensis has grey-green body, long narrow yellowish areoles and yellowish pectinate spines. The areoles are white or yellowish, long, narrow 3-6 long, 1,5-2 mm large.
The blooms are mauve. Flowers are rarely more than 3,5 cm long and 4,5 in diameter, mauve to burgundy red with a silky sheen .
Sulcorebutia Cactus have a thick taproots and is susceptible to over watering, it grows rather slowly and need a very good drainage to avoid rotting. It requires also an appropriate air circulation and is sometime grafted to avoid root problems.It loves a very permeable, coarse mineral soil.
The Cactus grows best in light shade when young, full sun later.Give an occasional high potassium liquid feed during the active growing period.
It is a fine plant for a rock garden or container, contrasts well with agaves, yuccas, and low-growing flowering Cactus.