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botanical name:
Cyclamen graecum
Cyclamen graecum © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Primulaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.10m
width: 0.15m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Autumn
poison symbol poisonous or irritant
aspect: part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -3°C
USDA zone: 9 to 9
Tuberous perennial with long fleshy roots. Heart-shaped, deep green leaves attractively marbled with silver and pale green. Pink to carmine-red flowers with darker markings at the mouths, produced in autumn just before the leaves. Dormant in summer.

May need some protection, best container grown in an alpine house or cool greenhouse. Free draining, humus rich soil. Water moderately when in growth, keep dry while dormant.

From seed

other notes:
From Greece, the Aegean islands, Cyprus and Turkey.
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