Scientific Name: Cyclamen persicum
Common Name: Cyclamen
Hardiness Degree: 23°F (-5.0°C)
Blooming Season: Autumn, Winter
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 of lavender, rose, maroon red or white.
Uniform series and short production time make growing and selling easy. Produces an abundance of very uniform, long-lasting, mid-size flowers. The plants are more compact than Latinia Select varieties and flower 2 to 3 weeks earlier. Fantasia varieties produce bicolor, white-rimmed blooms with thick petals that are curved at the rim like a spoon. Best for 4 to 5-in. (10 to 13-cm) pots.