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Dyckia 'Brittle Star' hybrids

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
Flower Color: Orange
Bloomtime: Spring
Parentage: (D. 'Brittle Star' x D. 'B.S.')
Height: <1 foot
Width: <1 foot
Summer Dry: Yes
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Dyckia 'Brittle Star' hybrids - This succulent has rosettes of spine-margined leaves that are silver to very dark purple black. Plant in bright light (sun best along coast) to enhance silver color. Good drainage and occasional to very little irrigation. Should prove hardy to at least 20 F. This variable crop of many beautiful plants came from seed received in 2010 from Nick Wilkinson of Grow Nursery from a cross of Dyckia 'Brittle Star' with another Dyckia that was done by Rob Skillin.  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 'Brittle Star' hybrids.
 
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