Rose-pink flowers on 4-6" stems bloom from late summer to early fall. Mature plants have up to 50 blooms. Heart-shaped, marbled foliage lasts all winter. Carefree bulbs grow larger annually. Space 10-12" apart. 15-20 cm bulbs. Cyclamen hederifolium. Zones 5-9. Partial to Full Shade.
Botanical Name: Cyclamen hederifolium
Sun Exposure: Shade/Partial Shade
Height/Habit: 4 - 6"
Spread: 10 - 12"
Spacing: 10 - 12"
Hardiness Zone: 5 - 9 (-10 degrees F)
Flowering Date: Early to late fall.
Shipping Season: Spring
Unique Characterstics: Flowering power will increase over the years; plant is dormant during hot summer months. If you plant this wonderful bulb in the spring you may not see any growth till fall, but it is well worth the wait when you see the tiny butterfly flowers blooming.
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Form: Butterfly like.
Foliage Type: Medium green heart shaped leaves with lighter green marbled markings.
Pruning: None necessary.
Soil Requirement: Moderately fertile, well drained soil in partial shade.
Additional Information: Blooms start to appear before the leaves in early fall. Foliage lasts through the winter months.
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A most beautiful site in a woodland setting. Such a surprise coming up out of the leaves. So petite and fragile looking and just gorgeous.