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Opuntia microdasys (Bunny Ears)

Opuntia microdasys
Bunny Ears

Bunny Ears is a bushy perennial cactus with flat oval cactus pads, these pads grow in pairs- hence the name Bunny Ears. This cactus produces bowl shaped yellow and red flowers, in the Spring and Summer these flowers turn into small fruits that attract local wildlife.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 10 (30°F)Zone 11 (40°F)Zone 12 (50°F-60°F)Zone 8 (10° F)
Flower Color Yellow, Red
Flower Season Spring, Summer
Growth Rate Moderate
Height 3-4ft
Spread 4-5ft
Characteristics Plant of Merit, Showy
Attracts Birds
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses Beds and Borders, Patio and Containers
Tolerance Deer, Drought, Dry Soil, Rocky Soil
Soil Type Loam, Sand
Soil PH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
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