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Opuntia Violacea Santa Rita (Santa Rita Purple Prickly Pear)

Opuntia Violacea Santa Rita
Santa Rita Purple Prickly Pear

During summer months the pads have a soft blue-grey color which explodes into a rich purple once temperatures decrease in winter. It is quite spiny so it is best to plant them away from high traffic acres.

Plant Type Cactus / Succulent
Exposure Full Sun, Partial Sun
Water Needs Low
Hardiness Zone Zone 9 (20° F)
Flower Color Yellow
Flower Season Spring
Growth Rate Slow
Height 4'
Spread 6'
Maintenance Low
Garden Uses
Tolerance Drought, Dry Soil, Heat
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