Today's bloom is Big Bend Purplish Prickly Pear (Opuntia azurea var. parva)

Bloom of the Day for September 1st, 2009:

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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plantladylin wrote:
Wow, another gorgeous cactus bloom! Great photo!

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GardenGuyKin wrote:
Wonderful shot! I like how the pollen graces the blossom.