This native plant (Opuntia basiliaris), "beavertail cactus" is very popular in landscapes and public plantings too. The large flowers are an incredibly bright magenta pink and occur in early spring. So beautiful!
"Yes, I'm surprised, too, Linda that we still have so many blooms at this time of year. But I think it is all going to come to an end in a few days. I saw on the long-term weather forecast that the temperature is supposed go below…"