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Dyckia 'Grape Jelly'
Common Name: Dyckia Family: Bromeliaceae (The Pineapple Family)

'Grape Jelly' has long, succulent, burgundy leaves that deepen in colour in full sun. Flowers in spring on spikes with orange blooms. Dyckia 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. Grow outdoors under cover in coastal BC or as a pot specimen that becomes a winter houseplant elsewhere.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Americas - Central and South America

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

ClassEvergreen Primary Bloom ColourYellow
TypeTender Secondary Bloom ColourOrange
Height12-24" Bloom TimeSpring
Spread12-24" FragranceNo
Light ExposureSun Foliage ColourBurgundy/Red/Purple
Soil MoistureDry Average Drought Tolerant Stem Colour
Hardiness8-11 BerriesNo
BC NativeNo

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