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Opuntia x rutila - Prickly Pear - Cactaceae (The Cactus Family)
Opuntia x rutila - Prickly Pear - Opuntia x rutila has three inch long pads turning purplish in winter with fiery orange spines and mid pink flowers.
Opuntia x rutila - Opuntia x rutila has three inch long pads turning purplish in winter with fiery orange spines and mid pink flowers.


 
9cm
Price: $12.99
Zone Hardiness: 3-10
Light: Full Sun
Height: 8-12"
Width: 8-12"
Flower Colour: Pink

Stock Status: Available This Year
Availability: Most orders ship May 1-June 20 depending on when plants are ready.
Product Code: 10214
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Description Fine Print
 
This selection of Opuntia x rutila, a hybrid of O. polyacantha and O. fragilis, from the western Colorado plateau is a robust plant with three inch long pads that darken in winter with purple. The spines emerge fiery orange aging to rust and white. The flowers are mid pink. Plant in full sun in sharply draining soil.
Details
  • Class: Evergreen
  • Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
  • Flowering Time: Summer
  • Fragrant: No
  • Foliage Colour: Green, Burgundy/Red/Purple
  • Deer Resistant: Yes
  • Attracts: Bees
  • Habitat: From the Canadian prairies and Great Plains of the US through the Western US to the Chihuahua Desert of northern Mexico in a wide range of habitat types.
  • Geographical Origin: Americas - North America
  • BC Native: No

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