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botanical name:
Cyclamen coum
Cyclamen coum © Deeproot Plant Base
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synonyms:  Cyclamen orbiculatum, Cyclamen vernum
family:  Primulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.08m
width: 0.10m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Winter
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade, shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 6 to 9
description:
Winter flowering tuber with rounded leaves, sometimes with a silvery patterning. Flowers in varying shades of white and pink to carmine-red.

cultivation:
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.

propagation:
From seed

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