Xeriscape Demonstration Garden
Opuntia robusta-Silver Dollar
Silver Dollar Prickly Pear
is a large species, growing to about 20' tall by 12' wide.
Individual pads can reach 1' long by 8" across, and are
generally heavily thorned. Yellow flowers are produced in the
spring. These plants do best in full sun, and can survive on
very little rainfall. Needs protection from any frost.