Pyrrhocactus jussieui / Neoporteria jussieui
This plant is native to Chile, Copiapó and Caldera, Atacama Region. This plant varies greatly in appearance. This plant has a great purple/green body with jet black mature spines that slowly fade to grey and bright red juvenile spines. Body color may shift more towards either just green or just purple as it matures. Grow in sun to part shade. The flower varies from a pink/yellow to peach/apricot in color.