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Dyckia Cherry Cola

Sharpen Up Your Florida Landscape with Dyckia Bromeliads

What’s more astonishing about Dyckia? That it’s kin to the pineapple or that it can withstand temperatures in the low teens? ArtisTree’s favorite Dyckia, a bromeliad, is the ‘Cherry Cola’ variety seen here. Its vicious blades require a careful touch (think very thick gloves and long sleeves), but dark burgundy…

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Q: I’d like to start a tropical bromeliad section in my landscape, but I have no idea if they’ll work in my Southwest Florida garden.  What’s your experience with bromeliads? A: First, there’s nothing better than bromeliads to give a landscape a tropical look, so you’re going in the right…

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