Dec 30, 2010

Dyckia sp Lagoão-RS

The unique colors of this plant makes it one of the most striking ones.

Dec 27, 2010

The wonderful Dyckia fosteriana var. nivosa

Dyckia fosteriana nivosa

Dec 24, 2010

Dyckia Guiding Star

Celebrating Christmas 
This is Dyckia Guiding Star or Dyckia Estrela Guia in Portuguese.
Dyckia delicata X Dyckia marnier-lapostollei

Dec 23, 2010

Dyckia joanae-marcioi

 Dyckia joanae-marcioi is an oranger flowered plant.

Dec 19, 2010

Dyckia fosteriana-fosteriana Star of Brazil

Impressive by all means this is a plant born to make chins drop down, mouths gasp
and drool. This is a cross with two regional Dyckia fosteriana varieties.
A myself made beauty.

Dyckia lindelvaldeae X Dyckia Tuberosa Hybrid

This wonderful new looking Dyckia hybrid was made in Brazil  using two of the most thick coated Dyckias .

Dec 16, 2010

Dyckia burle-marxii, hybrid.

Hybrid Dyckia burle-marxii seedling
This seems will result in very colorful plant.

Dec 14, 2010

Dyckia encholirioides X Dyckia brevifolia

 Dyckia encholirioides X Dyckia brevifolia
Two Santa Catarina green plants in one

Dec 12, 2010

Hybrid dyckia. Dyckia lindelvaldeae and Dyckia tuberosa

Unnamed hybrid Dyckia
The cross was made by Dr. Robson Lopes.
The seeds were brought up into gorgeous plants here with me.

Dyckia sp from Paraná.

Deep red wine and strikingly beautiful Dyckia sp.

Dec 11, 2010

Dyckia HB Bill Paylen...perfection in leaves and spines.

Dyckia hb Bill Paylen  from Bill Baker´s dreams.
Thanks to Steve this magnificente beauty lives in my garden

Dec 9, 2010

Dyckia delicata rubra

 Dyckia delicata rubra
It grows amid the type form. In fact rubras are type forms only reddened.

A new by myself made hybrid Dyckia

Unnamed Dyckia hybrid
Dyckia Lad Cutak X  Dyckia sp from Campo Alegre-SC
Striking red  leaves and silver white underleaves.

Dec 8, 2010

Dyckia delicata red

Dyckia delicata
This is  a wonderful  Southern Brazilian Dyckia species.
Tolerates quite well light frosts

Dyckia gloriosa red natinve to Santa Catarina Northeastern upshills

Dyckia gloriosa
This marvel is under description.
Its name is Dyckia gloriosa and I am sure well deserved.
I can not see anything as new, as gorgeous.
Here in a genuine summer extravaganza

Dec 6, 2010

Dyckia noelii

Dyckia noelii is native to Santa Catarina Northeast uphills.
... a magnificent new species.

Dec 5, 2010

Sinningia speciosa var. jurapensis as Dyckia companion

This is Sinningia speciosa from Jurapê.
Jurapê is a mountain here in Joinville and this is the southermost known
Siningia speciosa  ocorrency.
It grows well and fine amid Dyckias where it is an invasive plant.

Dyckia goehringii and its rare seedlings

Dyckia goehringii is a rarity
and hardly if ever one saw its seedling as the plant show some fertility copncerns
when under cultivation.

Dec 3, 2010

Dyckia braunii

Dyckia braunii
Small fatty one.

Dec 2, 2010

The pinkish spines of Dyckia sp Lagoão

Dyckia sp Lagoão-RS

Dyckia dawsonii hybrid

This is one of the best Dyckia dawsonii hybrids.

...from my friend David in Houma-La.

Dyckia brevifolia yellow glow

Dyckia delicata var. cyanophylla and cyanophylla rubra

These wonderful Dyckia delicata are both a rarity within its own species as they are
Dyckia delicata cyanophylla, normal form and the rubra one.
These variations were not mentioned in Dyckia delicata description.
Both live amid Dyckia delicata type form in their habitat.