ZAMIA PUMILA dwarf cycad is from the Dominican Republic in the Caribbean. clumps freely with stems of six to eight inches in height. As you can see from this containerized plant, they can make a very full plant because of their suckering nature. It is cold hardy into the upper twenties F. and is usually grown in filtered light. In coastal areas it may take full sun. It is an ideal plant where a small but "cute" plant is needed for the garden floor.