This plants habitat is very large, covering 20 different states throughout the central USA from Texas to Minnesota – Utah to Missouri and south into northern Mexico. This particular clone has a beautiful blue pad color with white spines, typically the spines only grow on the top portion of the pads. This plant grows best in full sun. This plant needs water when growing and very little to none during the dormant time. This plant produces beautiful yellow flowers with a red/orange throat. This plant is a low to medium height grower.