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Hardy Prickly Pear Cactus with Bumble

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By Diohio


Hardy Prickly Pear Cactus with Bumble (Opuntia compressa (Eastern Prickly Pear))

I was given a few little pieces of cactus in 1999 and it spread to quickly fill the bed. THe blooms are gorgeous and the bumble bees love them as shown in the pic. There's pollen splashed everywhere. In winter these wilt down to the ground and lay dormant until spring when they unbeliebably come to life.



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Fantastic Pic :)

25 Mar, 2008

 

Amazing. Hardy cacti. Wonder if you can get them over here?

25 Mar, 2008

 

i wish i could grow a bedfull here in wales u.k.
we're heving the wettest summer i can remember!!

20 Aug, 2008



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