Cold weather cactus Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia humifusa)

Are you looking for a tough as nails plant that could care less about water and has beautiful flowers? Give the Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia humifusa) a try. This one is in the middle of an open parking lot, and it is in heaven! The Eastern Prickly Pear Cactus will grow in many states up to Hardiness Zone 2! It needs full sun and well drained soil. Just know that it does live up to its name, so plant accordingly.

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