This plant is native to Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. These are rooted cuttings. Grow the plant in part shade to full shade. In bright sun, the plant becomes very red to purple. In shade it greens up. This is an epiphytic jungle cactus that trails and climbs other nearby shrubs and trees, very suitable for a hanging basket. Quite tolerant of abuse, providing the soil is very well draining. The plant needs regular watering and can withstand a humid climate. The flowers are small and pale pink in color.