This pineapple relative has long, succulent, green leaves overlaid with silver and white spines. Flowers in spring on spikes with orange blooms. Dyckias are the most cold tolerant of the Bromeliad family.They are drought tolerant but thrive on frequent watering during the active growing season. Keep plants on the dry side during cold weather.
Central and South America
Arid and high-altitude regions of Brazil and the central part of South America.