These blooming cacti prickly make the heart grow fonder (GIFs) December 3, 2015December 4, 2015 by CHALE KNICKERBOCKER Cold and wintery where you are? Check out these animated GIFs of blooming echinopsis cacti. It gives us those prickly feels. The GIFs are from this video. Click here for the video. We pinched the GIFs from WIRED.