Cyclamen

Cyclamen persicum 'Laser Mixed'
Cyclamen persicum

Family: Primulaceae


Plant type Perennial
Height 4 to 8 inches
Spread 6 to 8 inches
Habit Bushy
Foliage
Growth rate Slow
Interests Flowers, foliage
Uses Borders, pots and tubs, baskets, houseplant
Skill level Average
Maintenance Slight
Hardiness 5
Heat zone
Sun Full sun to part shade
Moisture Dry to moist
Soil type Slightly acid to slightly lime
Soil fertility Moderate to fertile
Water consumption Moderate
Site Sheltered to average
Flower colour Pink, purple, red, white
Flower season Mid summer to mid winter
Flower size Medium
Foliage colour Green, white variegated
Fruit colour
Edible parts
Harvest time
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Features
Wildlife
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Cyclamen are small perennials which bear pink, red or white flowers. Hardy varieties are suitable for naturalising under trees and banks. Some types are commonly used as houseplants or in winter tubs and baskets.

Cyclamen like a fertile soil in sun or light shade.

 

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