Townlake
Botanical Name
Optunia spp.
Plant Type
Yuccas/Agaves/Succulents/Cacti/Sotols
Native To
Both Blackland Prairie & Edwards Plateau
Plant Height Min
Varies
Plant Height Max
Varies
Plant Spread Min
Varies
Plant Spread Max
Varies
Light
Sun
Evergreen/Deciduous
Evergreen
Seasonal Interest From
Varies
Seasonal Interest To
Varies
Plant Color
Multi
Seasonal Feature
Fruit
Water Needs
Very Low
Attracts Wildlife
Yes
Comments

Likes well-drained, alkaline soil; may become shrub-like; parts are edible; purple fruit; provides pollen, nectar and fruit for wildlife; many types available including spineless - check label for size, flower color, hardiness and distinguishing attributes