Aug 31, 2014

Nels Christianson, that´s what friends are for!


Nels Christianson

We all want you to be fine and fit soon. Your heart is needing some maintenance and you will be back to my garden and our wilderness many many times.

Your are great and a plant lover. I adore to talk to you in perfect and impeccable Portuguese.
You love my country and we all love you.
Nels knew and met and was friend of all plant lovers in California , Bill Baker amid them.
Here I show him in my house

My wishes of a well and prompt bettering, afinal nós temos montanhas para subir, rios para atravessar, campos rupestres para examinar, Dyckias para descobrir.
We have many mountains to climb, rivers to cross, rocky fields to search, Dyckias to find....for we all love you.


Nels here in Santa Catarina-Brazil amid Dyckia brevifolia



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Aug 29, 2014

Dyckia fosteriana-fosteriana unusual view


Some plants won´t produce lateral sprouts and one must rely on head divisions to get new plants.
This is a 6 yo plant, 8 robust old and separated plants, each produced by head divisions.


Dyckia delicata/Lagoão




Aug 28, 2014

Dyckia delicata!!!!










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Dyckia magnifica





THE HOUSE OF DYCKIA
 in Japan

日本での私の友人のために、私はお勧めします....


To all my friends, Dyckia friends in Japan, The Sun Rising land.






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Dyckia gloriosoa, nothing compares to it


Dyckia gloriosa is a prostrated plant. Its leaves are so long they fall on the rock.
The resulting look is really impressive.
Yes, species! Native to Northeast in Santa Catarina, some 46 km uphills from my garden.
Seeds are abailable under request.
 


Dyckia magnifica!


Magnifica is one of the most spectacular Dyckia species.
It is no yet fully described and it is native to Santa Catarina southwest.
It belongs to the same group of delicatas and its seeds are even smaller than those of the delicatas.
Seeds are available under request.





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Dyckia magnifica

Dyckia magnifica is a species native to Southwest here in Santa Catarina.
It presents huge strong spines and its seeds are very very small looking like cumin.


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Dyckia chameleoan. Can you spot it?




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Dyckia Dancing Dervishe, DDD




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Dyckia Tante (Lindelvaldeae X pectinata)




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Aug 26, 2014


Dyckia Via Lactea (Milky Way)

I can´t stop looking at it and getting marveled.
Decidedly one of the most beautiful hybrids I made.
It is a one only!
Just one Milky Way in all Universe.
Unique....



Dyckia Bleeding Heart


Aug 25, 2014

Dyckia Liz Taylor, a wonderfull hybrid I myself made


Dyckia mirabilis X Dyckia delicata rubra
 


Dyckia delicata rubra and its seedling



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Aug 24, 2014

A new brand new look....


A nameless hybrid Dyckia presenting exquisite markings.
We do not know this will get better looking, if these markings will endure till adulthood and more.
anyway it is a very good looking young plant, a Dyckia goehringii hybrid.



What about....
Dyckia chameleon?
It is a hard to spot one. 
Nme suggested by my friend Clenilson Souza, a Brazilian Dyckia enthusiast.


A nameless hybrid Dyckia presenting exquisite markings.
We do not know this will get better looking, if these markings will endure till adulthood and more.
anyway it is a very good looking young plant, a Dyckia goehringii hybrid.

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Dyckia potiorum red, the new beauty....


Ready for blooming....



Aug 23, 2014

Dyckia potiorum rubra. A jewel on rocks.


Dyckia potiorum rubra


Dyckia potiorum is recent find from Mato Grosso do Sul.
One of the most beautiful small Dyckias it is a fanned one and it grows flat to the rocks.
Flower stalks emerge in 90 degrees with the plant.






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Aug 22, 2014

Dyckia reitzii rubra Fortaleza


A southern Brazilian native beauty.
It does loves some cold!



 One of the most spectacular Dyckias of all.



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