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Dyckia 'Nickel Silver'
Common Name: Dyckia Family: Bromeliaceae (The Pineapple Family)

Dyckia  'Nickel Silver'
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Notes:
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.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Central and South America
Native Habitat:
Arid and high-altitude regions of Brazil and the central part of South America.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourOrange 
TypeTender  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height12-24'  Bloom TimeSpring 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureSun  Foliage ColourSilver 
Soil MoistureDry Average Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone8-11  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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