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Cyclamen

Common Name

Cyclamen

Botanical Name

Cyclamen persicum

Origins

The Florist’s cyclamen originates from the Mediterranean parts of Europe.

Season Availability

All year round with an emphasis on the cooler months.

Description

Striking indoor flowering plant with a rosette of dark green patterned leaves with butterfly -shaped flowers emerging above the leaves.

Colours

White, Red, Purple and Pink as well as some bi-colours.

Growing Conditions

Place your Cyclamen in a cool but well-lit spot without direct sun. Avoid placing near heaters.

Care Instructions

Water once or twice a week to keep soil moist but not wet. To ensure young flower buds continue to bloom, fertilise fortnightly with a soluble plant food and remove ageing flowers.