Spineless Prickly Pear

Scientific Name Opuntia ellisiana
Plant Type Yuccas/Cacti
Mature Height 5'
Plant Spread 5'
Flower Color Yellow, Orange
Bloom Time Spring
Character Evergreen
Light Requirement Full Sun, Partial Shade
Water Requirement Low
Wildlife Value Bees
Uses Structural Accent, Shrub Border, Mass Planting
Texas Native Yes
Description A prickly pear cactus without the traditional protective spines, brilliant yellow showy flowers bloom in Spring sometimes having a reddish base, extremely drought tolerant, Be mindful of tiny hairlike needles called glochids.
Spineless Prickly Pear Photo
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