Opuntia basilaris

Beavertail Cactus

Plant family: Cactaceae - Cactus


Plant type: Succulent

Plant origin: N/A, California

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Flower Color Pink, Violet
Blooming Season Spring
Height 1-2 feet, 2-3 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland

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This cactus has gorgeous pink to violet flowers. It does best in full sun with little to no water. It needs fast draining soil and does well in sandy and rocky soils. The fruit on the cactus is edible so it makes a great choice for a bird garden or a desert garden.

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