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Products > Hechtia marnier-lapostollei
 
Hechtia marnier-lapostollei
 
Working on getting this plant out in the field but it is not yet available listing for information only! 

 
Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Succulent
Family: Bromeliaceae (Bromeliads)
Origin: Mexico (North America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: White
Bloomtime: Infrequent
Height: <1 foot
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Sun or Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Low Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Hechtia marnier-lapostollei - A silver terrestial bromeliad that forms a rounded cluster of rosettes that have very thick recurved hard silver gray leaves with prominet showy teeth. Plant is full to part sun (brightest ligtht the best to maintain silver color) and irrigate only occasionally. Has proven hardy to at least 25 F. A very ornamental plant in the ground or in a nice pot. Our plants are all divisions from one male plant and was the pollinator used in the cross with Hechtia argentea to create our introduction Hechtia 'Silver Star'  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 Hechtia marnier-lapostollei.