Pictures from Benny's cactus garden

Opuntia hybrids, Dry fruited species.



 
#228C Opuntia fragilis forma denudata 'PINK FLOWERS'
South West Utah, it has almost no spines.
This one must be a hybrid, since Opuntia fragilis only have yellow flowers, or yellow with red to orange center
 

Photo by Benny Moeller Jensen © 2000

 
#226 Opuntia fragilis Hybrid
from Kansas, grown from seeds sown 1991, seeds from Christa's Cactus #1684,
flat dark green pad, pink flower with orange stamens.
Growing in an unprotected bed.
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Photos by Benny Moeller Jensen © 2000

 
#29 Opuntia 'Smithwick'
South Dakota.
Opuntia polyacantha X Opuntia fragilis.
Originally collected by Claude Barr. This is without question the best hardy cactus!
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Photos by Benny Moeller Jensen © 1999

 
# 974 Opuntia fragilis "Wenatchee"   --
Plants in habitat:
Photos by Dixie A. Dringman © 1999

 
#35 Opuntia 'Budapest'
It's VERY hardy and has survived many hard and long Danish winters.
 
Photo by Benny Moeller Jensen © 1999

 
#1 Opuntia 'Haestrup'
Opuntia ' Smithwick ' X Opuntia ' Budapest ' made by Benny Moeller Jensen.
 
Photo by Benny Moeller Jensen © 1999.

 
#97 Opuntia 'Georg Sydow'
Opuntia fragilis and Opuntia polyacantha var. rhodantha, made by Georg Sydow.
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Photos by Benny Moeller Jensen © 1999.

 
#28 Opuntia fragilis 'Flora Rosea'
Hybrid of unknown origin.
In Denmark it's a shy bloomer, but at one of my friends in Lakewood Colorado, it blooms well with pink-rose flowers.
 
Photos by Lary J. Junge, Colorado © .

 
#40 Opuntia 'Hybrid'
The female parent is Opuntia polyacantha var. rhodantha. made by Georg Sydow.
 
Photo by Lary J. Junge, Colorado ©.

 
#976 Opuntia fragilis
(Opuntia fragilis X macrorhiza)
Kansas.
Cutting from LaMar Orton 1998 #OFFB01.
 
# 29 Opuntia 'Smithwick'-# 29 Opuntia 'Smithwick'

Photos by Benny Moeller Jensen © 2000.
 


 
#92 Opuntia fragilis hybrid 
Canada Peace River, Alberta. 
Sown 1987, fh 902.
Small flat pads with yellow spines
  # 29 Opuntia 'Smithwick'
Photo by Benny Moeller Jensen © 2000.

You might also want to see the special web page about Opuntia hybrids natures own and man made!


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