Xeriscape Demonstration Garden
Opuntia basilaris-Beaver Tail
About 1' high by 4' across.Pads are blue-gray sometimes with a bit of purple.New pads from from lower areas of the plant.Flowers are intensely rose purple from spring to early
summer.Native Arizona, Utah, Nevada and California and Sonora to
Baja California Full sun. Drought resistant. Needs good
drainage. Zone 7.