Today's bloom is Chenille Prickly Pear (Opuntia aciculata)

Bloom of the Day for November 15th, 2007:

Type of plant: Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Red, Bright Yellow

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring

Sun requirements: Full Sun

Cold hardiness: Zone 8a to Zone 10b

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

Spacing: 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m), 8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

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kennie_caper wrote:
Hello fellow garden enthusiasts just thought I would mention that the Prickly pear cactus is growing here in atlantic Canada in zone 6a and is doing very well.There are several in the neighborhood.