Birds Nest Mammillaria
This plant is a nursery produced cultivar. Named in honor of Anne Therese Marnier-Lapostolle, the first wife of Julien Marnier-Lapostolle - owner of famous plants collection "Jardin Botanique des Cedres" in Cap Ferrat, France. This plant grows curly golden spines and freely offsets to form a tight clump. Grow the plant in full to part sun. Water during its growing season, and let it go pretty dry during dormancy. The plant is rot prone if overwatered. The flowers are a payellow/white.