Johnson's Hybrid Cactus Description Opuntia Quitensis "Johnson's Hybrid" is a glossy green cactus native to Ecuador and Peru. This cactus will grow long sharp spines sparsely along the edge of the pads. It can grow to be a prolific shrub and will bloom bright red/orange flowers usually one flower per pad. Johnson's Hybrid Cactus Specs and Regions Native to: South America Zone: 9 Hardiness: tender soft succulent - will not tolerate frost Recommended light conditions: full sun to partial shade Bloomtime: Spring Bloom Color: red/orange/yellow Johnson's Hybrid Cactus Water & Light Recommendations Watering Needs Indoors: Instead of giving your succulents gradual sips of water throughout the week, give them a good soaking, to the point where water runs out the drainage holes at the bottom of the pot. Be sure to empty the water that runs into the saucer, succulents do not like to sit in water. Then let the soil dry out completely before watering again. Watering Needs Outdoors: In the Summer water your succulents every two weeks, by soaking them and letting them dry before watering again. In the Winter water your succulents once a month. Technical Information About This Plant Requires bright light for most of the day. Or constant dappled shade. Best to water every 2 weeks.