Opuntia cacanapa ‘Ellisiana’ (Spineless Prickly Pear)

Height: 3-4 feet
Spread: 5-6 feet
Light: Full sun
Soil: Well-drained soil is a must!
Description: Evergreen perennial that forms a good, sprawling clump of rounded, spineless pads in the garden. May contain small slivers of fine hair-like structures called glochids that are highly irritating. Handle with care. Showy, yellow flowers in late summer are a hummingbird magnet and are followed by red fruit. Specimen. Pairs well with Yucca, Agave, salvias, and Mexican feather grass in the semi-arid garden.


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