Plant Details: Santa Rita prickly pear
Category Opuntia  
Zone: 6 - 12
 
Out_of_stock: N
Common Name Santa Rita prickly pear Variety  
Regional Names  
Botanical Name Opuntia santa-rita
Description This is in my opinion one of the the most beautiful native species of Opuntia one could have in a dry garden setting. It has a very nice steel blue green or aqua green color round pads with a stunning lavender maroon rim around each pad. It produces yellow flowers with an apricot center eye. Our plant here at Native Oasis Botanical Garden is 6 years old from one pad and as of 1/15/10 now is now 3' high x 6'wide and this size is with me removing many pads per year to sell. It is not the heaviest flowering species but the pads are more than enough show to draw attention in your garden.
Notes
As always with this species, quantities are limited.
Plant Growing Conditions

Soil PH
 
Soil Type
 
Water
 
SunLight
 
Foliage
acid:
Y
 
clay:
Y
 
dry:
Y
 
full:
Y
 
Evergreen:
Y
neutral:
Y
 
average: 
Y
 
average:
N
 
partial:
Y
  SemiEvergreen:
N
alkaline:
Y
 
sand:
Y
 
wet:
N
 
shade:
N
  Deciduous:
N
Plant Pricing
Last Update: 2010-04-25 16:09:57.0
Container Size
Price
Pad
8.00
Last Update:
2017-11-10 06:36:09.0
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