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Today's bloom is Violet Prickly Pear (Opuntia gosseliniana var. duraznilla)

Bloom of the Day for September 5th, 2009:

Violet Prickly Pear
(Opuntia gosseliniana var. duraznilla)

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Information:
Type of plant: Perennials, Shrubs, Cactus and Succulents

Bloom color: Bright Yellow

Bloom time of year: Mid Spring, Late Spring/Early Summer

Sun requirements: Full Sun, Sun to Partial Shade

Cold hardiness: Zone 9a to Zone 11

Height: 6-12 in. (15-30 cm), 12-18 in. (30-45 cm), 18-24 in. (45-60 cm), 24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing: 36-48 in. (90-120 cm), 4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m), 6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

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plantladylin wrote:
Great photo of that beautiful bloom ... Love that color!

Xenomorf wrote:
Thanks!


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