Jul 27, 2014

Dyckia delicata


Dyckia delicata

Type and rubra form.
These two plants may be called pioneers as most of the delicatas you see today around the world 
came from these two plants here.

Seeds are available under request.



As one can notice a Sinningia grows amid them. This is a local intruder. Sinningias grow here everywhere one can conceive even wall are not safe from them. they bloom beautifully and we hesitate to remove them and....




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This is the most recent Dyckia seed list
Winter in Brazil, 2014







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WINTER  (BRAZIL) 2014


Observation

How Many
01
Alegria. Hybrid made with D. lindelvaldeae and D. tuberose. F2.


02
argentea. Very stiff white leaves


03
argentea affinis. White


04
Brittle Star X A wild unnamed Dyckia from Rio Grande do Sul. F1.


05
delicata X fosteriana special. F1


06
delicata-delicata. F1


07
dawsonii special X Gloriosa. F1


08
edwardii ( species)


09
grandidentata X edwardii. F1


10
grandidentata X Campo Alegre. F1


11
gradeae.  Cinerea leaved.


12
green reitzii


13
green reitzii X red from Goiás. F1


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15
(goehringii x pectinata) X gradeae. F1


16
fosteriana-fostgeriana


17
limae. Rare from Northeast Brazil


18
pectinata X dawsonii. F1


19
(goehringii x pectinata) X marnier. F1


20
pectinata x (delicata x brevifolia). F1


21
pectinata X fosteriana F1


22
Tante. F1


23
SC- wilderness X Raquel. F1


24
Wild West in Santa Catarina




























These are very special seeds produced here in Brazil during our Southern  winter.
These are hard to find Dyckias and very very ornamental ones.
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Jul 26, 2014

Dyckia Via Lactea (Milky Way)


Dyckia Via Lactea

th8isis a hybrid I made and I am proud of it.
It is a young seedling but already showy.
Notice its red and snowy white spines.
Isn´t it a cute one?



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The spectacular white Dyckia potiorum


Dyckia potiorum

This small beauty from Mato Grosso do Sul wilderness is found in red, white, green, yellow/green forms.
It is a fan shaped one and always grows parallel to the ground


Dyckia delicata-delicata


Dyckia delicata-delicata

A work of art to celebrate the 300.000 visits to my Blog.
Thanks, I am very happy for this accomplishment.
This is a Blog dedicated solely on Dyckias and one of the most comprehensive one.
here it was shown in several pictures one of the most spectacular plants of all bromeliads, Dyckia delicata.
Here one could see by the very first time  the incredible variations  of this species.
I try to show what is not normally shown and demystify Dyckias.
I want to say Thank you.
 


Jul 25, 2014


 Dyckia reitzii rubra Fortaleza

These two magnificent rubra varieties will bloom at the very same time.
This will allow some reitzzii rubra X reitzii rubra cross.

Dyckia reitzii rubra Divisa SC/RS



Dyckia reitzii rubra Fortaleza


Dyckia reitzi rubra Fortaleza

Dyckia reitzii blooms here when the days are the shortest and the coldest.
Night temperatures in its habitat can go way down below freezing.