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synonyms: Cyclamen orbiculatum, Cyclamen vernum
poisonous or irritant
part shade, shade
dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
Winter flowering tuber with rounded leaves, sometimes with a silvery patterning. Flowers in varying shades of white and pink to carmine-red.
Well drained, humus-rich soil in part shade. Tubers should be kept fairly dry during the summer dormant period.
Plant tubers about 3 to 5cm deep.