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Dyckia 'Pale Ryder'


Dyckia 'Pale Ryder' has dramatic silver-white rosettes of succulent foliage edged with dramatic teeth. A fantastic pot specimen and winter houseplant.

'Pale Ryder' has long, succulent, silver white leaves with fabulously ferocious teeth. 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.

Common Name: Dyckia

Family: Bromeliaceae (The Pineapple Family)

Zone Hardiness: 7a-11

Light: Full Sun

Height: 12-24"

Width: 12-24"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Orange

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Spring

Soil Moisture: Dry, Average, Drought Tolerant

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No

Benefits: Hummingbirds

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

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


Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America

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