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Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada 'San Bernardino' - Beavertail Prickly Pear Cactus - Cactaceae (The Cactus Family)
Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada 'San Bernardino' - Beavertail Prickly Pear Cactus - Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada 'San Bernardino' is a cylindrical-leaved beavertail prickly pear cactus.
Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada 'San Bernardino' - Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada 'San Bernardino' is a cylindrical-leaved beavertail prickly pear cactus.


 
1 pad
Price: $9.99
Zone Hardiness: 7-9
Light: Full Sun
Height: 8-12"
Width: 2-3'
Flower Colour: Pink

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Unrooted pads shipped late June. Order separately to not delay shipping of other plants.
Product Code: 10952
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Description Fine Print
 
Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada 'San Bernardino' is derived from the rare and endangered beavertail prickly pear cactus that comes from San Bernardino County. The cylindrical pads are blue-grey with lots of short spines and huge, bright pink, cup-shaped flowers that emerge from late spring to early summer. Its growth habit can average 12 inches tall with a spread of 3 to 4 feet. Plant in full sun in sharply draining soil. Protect from winter rain on the West Coast.
Details
  • Class: Evergreen
  • Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
  • Flowering Time: Spring - Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Bluish
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts: Bees
  • Habitat: Northern slopes of the San Gabriel Mountains.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: Yes


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