Opuntia polyacantha x ericacea 'Golden Globe' is a prickly pear cactus with yellow flowers and shaggy upright pads.
Opuntia polyacantha x ericacea 'Golden Globe' is a prickly pear cactus from the Sauvie Island in Oregon. It produces densely petaled flowers in golden-yellow with orange stamens followed by purple fruit. Pads are shaggy and upright to about 5 inches big and wide. Growth habit is 8 - 10 inches high and forms a spreading mat 36 - 48 inches. Requires full sun with very sharp, careful drainage as this species is a cliff dweller. Much more drought tolerant than other cactus.
Common Name: Prickly Pear
Family: Cactaceae (The Cactus Family)
Zone Hardiness: 4-10
Light: Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Dry, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: Yes
Native Habitat: Cliff dweller
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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