Opuntia basilaris caudatum

Common Name: Baby Beaver Tails

This compact prickly pear cactus only grows to 18 inches tall and slowly to 2’ wide, and can be pruned occasionally. Springtime finds these beautiful silver-blue pads covered with brilliant, delicate, bright pink flowers.

  • Type: Cactus
  • Exposure: Full Sun
  • Height: 1 Feet 6 Inches
  • Width: 2 Feet
  • Blooms: Bright Pink, Spring