Opuntia sp. [John B.] has mid green new pads becoming bluish with long cinnamon-coloured spines & yellow flowers with red centres.
Opuntia sp. [John B.] was given to us by a friend of the nursery. It has grown against a west wall of his house in Vancouver for many years and has never experienced any cold damage. The new pads emerge mid green and spineless later becoming bluish and developing long cinnamon-coloured spines. The flowers are bright yellow with a red centre. Plant in full sun in sharply draining soil. Exact hardiness unknown.
Common Name: Prickly Pear
Family: Cactaceae (The Cactus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: Red
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Drought Tolerant, Dry
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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