Baby Rita Prickly Pear
Opuntia x basilaris 'Baby Rita'
An exceptional heat-loving dwarf hybrid with brilliant carmine colored flowers in a small padded, purple-skinned prickly pear. Thrives in a range from coast to inland deserts, and even into high altitude mountain areas! Loaded with spring blooms, the blue-grey purple-tinged foliage color intensifies to a vibrant purple in winter. Evergreen.
Water NeedsOnce established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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