long, elliptal, acutely tipped petals have white bases and
lower throats suffusing to light orange-red centers, more vivid along margins and apexes. Tube is white fused with light pink. Bloom color is temperature
sensitive. Stamens are white on upper halves, tinged pink on the lower halves. A long,magenta-red style supports a similar color stigma carried just beyond the anther cluster.
medium size, broad phylloclades carry 2, more often 3 small, forward facing dentations along each margin.Apical dentations are largest. Areole notches are shallow.