Hechtia is a genus of the botanical family Bromeliaceae. The majority of plants in the genus are dioecious (separate mael and female plants).

Hechtias are terrestrial bromeliads with large root systems requiring regular watering and fertilising. Most are frost tender.

Hechtia scariosa Hechtia scariosa

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A rare plant from the Chihuahuan Desert in North Mexico. To 40clm in diameter with glossy, scarlet & green leaves. As the plant matures it develops vivid red markings contrasted by white marginal thorns. White spring flowers. Sun / part sun.