Opuntia Humifusa - eastern prickly pear cactus

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  1. pmurphy

    pmurphy Contributor 10 Years

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    Vancouver, BC
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    Although hardy to zone 4b, this perennial plant must be kept dry if it is to survive during Vancouver's winter months- these blossoms are over 3 inches across (the pink flowers seen in the first image are ice plant delosperma cooperi)

    FYI, these blossoms last for only 1 day
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2019
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