Opuntia parryii

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Opuntia parryii
Opuntia parryii

Species Name: Opuntia parryii
Common Name: Cane Cholla or Snake Cholla

Excellent coastal cactus. Beautiful yellow blooms with purple tinges. Recommended for hot dry, areas.

Plant Family: Cactaceae
Plant Type: Cactus
Height by Width: 2-5' H x 3-5' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Well-draining
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to infrequent
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer
Flower Color: Yellow
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Southern Inner South Coast Range, Southwest (except Channel Islands), Northern Baja
Natural Habitat: Chaparral, coastal sage scrub, beach

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