Roller Coaster Cactus Description Opuntia Hybrid Crest is a unique cactus to add to your succulent garden. It's fuzzy and bright green that grows crested pads that turn pink if given enough light. Not one is like the other which makes this plant rare. Roller Coaster Cactus Specs and Regions Native to: Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. Zone: 9-11 Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost Recommended light conditions: full sun to partial shade Bloomtime: Spring through Summer Bloomcolor: coral Roller Coaster Cactus Water & Light Recommendations Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again. Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month. Technical Information About This Plant Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade. Best to water every 2 weeks.