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

Bloom of the Day for November 2nd, 2011:

Black-Spine Prickly Pear
(Opuntia macrocentra)

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

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20 members have or want this plant for trade.

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pixie62560 wrote:
What a stunning bloom!

pirl wrote:
Great photo and outstanding bloom!

sunkissed wrote:
I do see those here in FL and that is a very good capture of the bloom.


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