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Products > Dyckia hybrids (Red Seedlings)
 
Dyckia hybrids (Red Seedlings)

Note: This plant is not currently for sale. This is an archive page preserved for informational use.  

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Bromeliaceae (Bromeliads)
Origin: South America
Evergreen: Yes
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Orange
Bloomtime: Spring
Parentage: (Possible D. encholirioides hybrid)
Height: 1 foot
Width: <1 foot
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Dyckia hybrids (Red Seedlings) - This succulent has rosettes of spine-margined reddish leaves and orange flowers that rise on branched inflorescences to 2 to 3 feet. These seedlings were selected for their red color from seedlings of the dark red Dyckia hybrid that we call Dyckia 'Jim's Red'. Plant in bright light (sun best along coast) to enhance dark red color. Good drainage and occasional to very little irrigation.  The information on this page is based on our research that has been conducted in our nursery library and from online sources as well as from observations made of this plant as it grows in the nursery, in the nursery's garden, and in other gardens where it has been observed. We also incorporate comments received from others and always appreciate getting feedback of any kind from those who have additional information, particularly if this information is contrary to what we have written or includes additional cultural tips that might aid others in growing  Dyckia hybrid "Red Seedlings".
 
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