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Opuntia macrocentra 'Kunzleri' - Purple Prickly Pear - Cactaceae (The Cactus Family)
Opuntia macrocentra 'Kunzleri' - Purple Prickly Pear - Opuntia macrocentra 'Kunzleri' is a Purple Prickly Pear with yellow flowers and bluish pads with spines. Pads take on a pink tint in winter.
Opuntia macrocentra 'Kunzleri' - Opuntia macrocentra 'Kunzleri' is a Purple Prickly Pear with yellow flowers and bluish pads with spines. Pads take on a pink tint in winter.


 
1 pad
Price: $19.99
Zone Hardiness: 6-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Shade
Height: 4-8"
Width: 12-24"
Flower Colour: Yellow

Stock Status:(Out of Stock)
Availability: Unrooted pads shipped late June. Order separately to not delay shipping of other plants.
Product Code: 10959
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Description Fine Print
 
Opuntia macrocentra 'Kunzleri' is a long-spined, broad form of a very beautiful Purple Prickly Pear. It has broad, bluish pads that tint to pink in winter. Pads are at least 6 inches wide and are topped with dark 'eyelash' spines. Yellow ruffled flowers with orange centres emerge in mid to late spring. Growth habit is up to 12 inches in height by 18 inches in width. Awesome in planters and rock gardens. Easy to grow in well-drained, gritty soil.
Details
  • Class: Evergreen
  • Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
  • Flowering Time: Spring
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Bluish
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts: Bees
  • Habitat: Openings in sandy forests, sandy savannas, sand prairies, gravel prairies, barrens and rocky bluffs, sandstone and limestone glades, sand dunes, rocky or sandy slopes and pastures.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: Yes


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