Photo by Melody
 

Today's bloom is Black-Spine Prickly Pear (Opuntia macrocentra var. minor)

Bloom of the Day for August 3rd, 2007:

Black-Spine Prickly Pear
(Opuntia macrocentra var. minor)

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Information:
Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Red, Bright Yellow

Bloom time of year: Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 8b to Zone 11

Height: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing: 24-36 in. (60-90 cm), 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

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terriculture wrote:
ouch! beautiful colours.

cactuspatch wrote:
Love this shot!


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