Opuntia polyacantha var. ursina | Plains Prickly Pear

This is a common form of Prickly Pear Cactus. Large, brightly colored flowers bloom in late spring. Canopy coverage: 3 square feet.

Water Requirement: very low

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 10F

Growth Rate: moderate

Height: 1 feet high

Width: 2 feet wide


Foliage Color: gray-green

Flower Color: yellow, magenta

Flower Season: spring

Wildlife: bees