Scientific name: Rhipsalidopsis gaertneri
Description: Freely branching plant with thin, flat stem segments up to 1 1/2 inches long and 3/4 inch wide. The open-bell-shaped, scarlet flowers measure 1 to 1 1/2 inches across at the mouth.
Light: Medium to high indirect light. They benefit from outdoors in summer only if kept in shade.
Temperature: Normal room temperatures are suitable throughout the year. A cool winter rest period is beneficial.
Methods of propagation: Stem segments; seed is available
Comment: As the stems grow in length, they begin to droop, forming a plant that is ideal for a hanging basket.