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Products > Dyckia 'Alice'
 
Dyckia 'Alice'

This listing for information only - We no longer grow this plant  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Bromeliaceae (Bromeliads)
Origin: South America
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Orange
Bloomtime: Summer/Fall
Height: 1-2 feet
Width: 3-4 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 15-20 F
Dyckia 'Alice' - Rosette forming terrestrial bromeliad to 18"wide with spine-margined dark red strap-shaped leaves and tall wands of orange flowers in late summer. Forms a dense clump up to 18 inches tall by several feet wide. Plant in full sun for best foliage color. Water infrequently. Hardy to down into the high teens F without damage. We received this plant untagged with a collection of plants from Alice Waidhofer. Originally we had this plant in a shady location where it was a a nice greenish-red color but we put a plant in the sun and the foliage turned a very nice dark red. Like the cultivar we call 'Jim's Red' but a little smaller and even redder.  This description is based on research and observations of this plant as it grows in our nursery, in our nursery garden and in other gardens that we visit. We also incorporate comments received and appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have any additional information about this plant, particularly if they disagree with what we have written or if they have additional cultural tips that would aid others in growing Dyckia 'Alice'.
 
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