Scientific Name: Cyclamen persicum
Common Name: Cyclamen
Hardiness Degree: 18°F (-7.8°C)
Blooming Season: Autumn, Winter, Early Spring
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Spacing: 6 - 14" (15 - 36cm)
Height: 8 - 14" (20 - 36cm)
Width: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
Exposure: Partial Sun
General Information: The blossoms of the cyclamen twist and turn like tiny butterfly wings. The silvery, marbled coloring of the foliage accents the beautiful flower colors. Plus, the large, white rim on top of the petal gives a very bright effect to the flower.
Crop Time: Packs, 36 to 40 weeks
“Fancy” varieties offer the same outstanding Metis performance.
Fantasia varieties offer extra long-lasting, bicolor white-rimmed flowers that have thick, curved petals. Best for 3.5 to 5-in. (9 to 13-cm) pots.
A rounder plant with sturdier growth. Shorter, solid and centered stems. More pronounced Victoria characteristics, even when the days are short. Contains a mix of three shades: salmon, white and pale pink.
Flowers are approximately 85% white with violet or magenta eye, and 15% salmon rose to rose. Compact, vigorous plants have foliage that varies in color from primarily silver shaded to about 20% solid dark green.
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