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Dyckia 'Red Devil' - Red-leafed Dyckia
   
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Bromeliaceae (Bromeliads)
Origin: South America
Red/Purple Foliage: Yes
Flower Color: Orange
Bloomtime: Spring
Parentage: (D. platyphylla x D. leptostachya)
Height: 1 foot
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Full Sun
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Dyckia 'Red Devil' (Red-leafed Dyckia) - This succulent forms clumps of 12 inch tall by 15 inch wide rosettes of deep-green leaves overlayed with rich rusty-red whose color intensifies in full sun. In late spring appear the small orange flowers that rise on slender 2-3 foot tall slightly-branching inflorescences. Plant in bright light (full sun best along coast) to enhance the dark color. Give good drainage and occasional to very little irrigation. Attractive to hummingbirds. This plant was sent to us by Yucca Do Nursery.  The information that is presented on this page is based on research we have conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also consider observations we have made of it in the nursery's garden and in other gardens we have visited, as well how it performs in our nursery crops out in the field. We incorporate comments that we receive from others as well and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if they know of cultural information that would aid others in growing  Dyckia 'Red Devil'.
 
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