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Products > Hechtia marnier-lapostollei
 
Hechtia marnier-lapostollei
 
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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 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  Hechtia marnier-lapostollei.