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Cyclamen hederifolium

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Cyclamen hederifolium Rock Cyclamen, Ivy Leaved Cyclamen,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Deciduous
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Palms, Ferns & Tropical Bun Shaped, Dense

Low maintenance, tuberous perennial to 20cm high with ivy shaped marbled leaves and masses of elegant flowers, usually white, pink or purple. Dormant in the summer months. Both the leaves and flowers usually appear in late autumn and continue through spring. Very popular and perfect for adding winter colour to the garden.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Semi Shade Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Indoor Plant, Mass Planting, Rockery, Shady Garden, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Mites, Thrips

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Primulaceae Europe

Foliage Colour: Green, Silver
Flower Colour: Assorted, Pink
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Slow
Maintenance Level: Medium
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: High
Wind: Low