Dyckias are generally one of the most cold hardy of all of the Bromeliad genera. The majority of the approximately 120 different species are native to central Brazil.

Summer growers. Water well through the growing months and very little during their winter dormancy. Very hardy. Drought and frost tolerant.

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Dyckia fosteriana Dyckia fosteriana

Dyckia fosteriana

Brazil. Spiralling rosettes of shiny green leaves each covered in a fine white scaly membrane giving the plant a silvery glow. Curved spines along the margins. Orange-red flowers. Part sun/light shade.

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