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Products > Dyckia 'Alice'
 
Dyckia 'Alice'

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: 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.  The information on this page is based on our research that has been conducted on this plant in our nursery library, from online sources, and from observations made of the crops growing in the nursery, plants in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens where we have observed it. We also have incorporated comments received from others and welcome getting feedback from those who may have additional information, particularly if this information includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Dyckia 'Alice'.
 
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