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Cyclamen persicum

Myrsinaceae (sometimes Primulaceae)

Tuberous plant; showy flowers which flare upward from the stem; tender foliage with heart shaped leaves mottled with silver.

Plant Form or Habit: rounded

Plant Use: rotational color

Exposure: medium

Flower Color: pink, white

Blooming Period: spring

Height: 1 ft

Width: same

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: low

Water Requirements:

Additional Comments: Plants do best in cool temperatures and high humidity; keep soil slight damp; bottom watering is desirable; remove old flowers by twisting the stem.


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