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Your Own Native Prickly Pear Cactus

Native Perennials for Illinois include some surprises! This Eastern Prickly Pear is coming into bloom right now at The Barn Nursery. Learn more about this native perennial by clicking here.

Believe it or not... This cactus is an Illinois native wildflower!  Group some cactus in a planting bed for a real "conversation piece".  Prickly pear cactus can also be used in a number of trendy recipes! Click here to for information on preparing and cooking prickly pear. Learn more about unique native perennials at our Go Native event taking place July 22nd thought August 4th. Or come pick one up now, available at the Garden Center.



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