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'Peachy' is a beavertail cactus (Opuntia basilaris) with glowing deep pink flowers on powder blue pads.
Opuntia basilaris var. brachyclada 'San Bernardino' is a cylindrical-leaved beavertail prickly pear cactus.
Opuntia basilaris x violacea has large, light blue pads that flush with pink.
Opuntia fragilis 'Alberta Sunset' has yellow flowers with nearly spineless pads.
Opuntia fragilis 'Dwarf Golden' has small 1/2" pads with golden glochids & spines and yellow flowers.
Opuntia fragilis 'Jason Owens' is a handsome form with muscular, dark green pads and few thorns.
Opuntia fragilis 'Little Grey Mound' has yellow flowers, reddish-brown spines and green pads that turn bluish-purple in the winter.
Opuntia fragilis 'Michigan Tiny Form' is a peculiar dwarf form with cylindrical pads an inch long by a 1/4" wide.
'Neon Gold' is a likely hybrid involving Opuntia fragilis with golden spines & pads and golden flowers with salmon tints.
Opuntia fragilis 'Pender Island Form' is a lovely, vigorous form that hails from BC's Gulf Islands.
Opuntia fragilis 'Red Hill' has large, fat pads with long white spines.
Opuntia fragilis 'Texada Island Form' is a robust form with quite large pads with large white thorns.
This form of Opuntia fragilis can blush with purple, especially in winter, contrasting with the orange and white spines.
Opuntia fragilis var. denudata 'Bronze Beauty' is a nearly thornless form with rounded pads with orange glochids.
Opuntia fragilis var. denudata 'Potato' is a thornless fragile prickly pear with fat rounded pads that turn purple in winter.
'San Juan Grey' is a hybrid of Opuntia fragilis and O. erinacea with grey-green, flattened pads with short black & grey spines.
Opuntia gilvescens 'Oklahoma Pancake' has large, rounded, green pads that look like pancakes, small golden spines, and yellow flowers.
Opuntia humifusa (Dwarf from Claude Barr) is an Eastern Prickly Pear with yellow flowers, edible red fruit and flat, nearly spinless pads.
Opuntia humifusa 'Major' is an eastern prickly pear with yellow flowers, red fruit and large, flat pads.
Opuntia humifusa 'North Carolina' is an eastern prickly pear with yellow flowers, red fruit and flat pads with few spines.
Opuntia macrocentra 'Kunzleri' is a Purple Prickly Pear with yellow flowers and bluish pads with spines. Pads take on a pink tint in winter.
Opuntia macrorhiza (Charles B.) has rich, tangerine orange flowers.
This red/black spines selection of Opuntia is a beautiful form with red & black spines on 3" long pads.
Opuntia polyacantha 'Browse Pink' has bi-coloured red and white spines and dark pink flowers with yellow centres.