Plant family: Cactaceae - Cactus
Plant type: Succulent
Plant origin: N/A, California
Creosote Bush Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
As average temperatures rise let us introduce you to a plant that loves the heat and more! Beavertail cactus is a desert dweller that thrives in the toughest conditions; from heat to frost! Add to that its large, attractive pink to violet flowers and you have a real winner! It does best in full sun with little to no water. Provide fast draining sandy and rocky soil. The fruit on this cactus is edible so it makes a great choice for a bird garden, a desert or rock garden.
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