Abstract: The Author germinated a large number of cactus seeds in the ‘90s. In 1999, he bought Escobaria vivipara var. radiosa SB 388 seeds from János Farkas. From the original 11 plants some did not stand the winters, but he wintered 8 plants planted in a large pot, under protection against the precipitation. In 2009, about 80 flowers opened within a few days on these plants, of which about 60 on the same day.