Scientific Name: Cyclamen persicum
Common Name: Cyclamen
Hardiness Degree: 18°F (-7.8°C)
Blooming Season: Early Spring, Autumn, Winter
Plant Habit: Upright
Characteristics: Deer Resistant, Colorful/Attractive Foliage, Shade Tolerant, Low Maintenance
Spacing: 6 - 14" (15 - 36cm)
Height: 6 - 8" (15 - 20cm)
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.
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 mini-type combination of Fantasia and Victoria characteristics on the same petal.
ABANICO, ABSOLU, BISOUS, CRISPINO, HALIOS, INDIAKA, LATINIA, METALIS, METIS, SMARTIZ and TIANIS are registered trademarks of S.A.S. Morel Diffusion.
Photos © Cyclamen Morel/E. Ulzega.