Also known as Ric-Rac Cactus or Fishbone Cactus, this plant is a variety of orchid cactus named for its distinctive leaf shape. Orchid cacti are epiphytic plants that are capable of growing without soil, and are often found growing in tree branches in its native environment. They are capable of producing night-blooming flowers, though they are short-lived and usually last for one night before dying off in the morning.
Prefers medium to bright filtered light and a chunky, well-draining soil. Would also be suitable for mounting on bark or a plaque. Stems can reach lengths of 8"-12". Native to Mexico and South America.