This is a very colorful and very spiny Bromeliad. Not as spiny as some Puyas I’ve known, but spiny enough in its own right. The colors on the other hand are spectacular and well worth the fight. The blooms are orange.

Dyckia Rubra

Dyckia “Rubra”

Rich dark red terrestrial bromeliad; lots of sun/regular water in summer. Hardy to 25F. Prefers Full Sun.