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Santa Rita Prickly Pear Cactus

Opuntia violacea ‘Santa Rita’
Slow growing prickly pear cactus with violet-purple new foliage. As the leaves age, they take on a dusty-blue color forming a beautiful contrast with the newer leaves. Heat and drought tolerant.

3' tall x 3-4' wide

Full sun

Shrubs

Zone 8 / Hardy to 20ºF