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CYCLAMEN coum

An alpine variety producing shades of pink
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pot grown individually £7.50 each, 3+ £7.00 each, 10+ £6.50 each

 

  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - varying shades of pink with dark carmine-red and white mouths
  • Height - 5-8cm (2-3in)
  • Spread - 10cm (4in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch.
  • Tuberous - tuberous perennial with rounded leaves 2.5-6cm (1-2½in) long. Leaves can be shiny, unmarked and dark green or deep green with silver markings. Produces compact flowers to 2cm (¾in) long with dark carmine-red and white mouths.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - does not thrive in very dry soils. Colours vary from white to shades of pink and carmine-red.
  • Pests & Diseases - mice and squirrels. Vine weevil, cyclamen mite, grey mould.
  • Place of origin - Bulgaria, Caucasus, Turkey, Lebanon, Israel.
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine) -
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Winter
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile. Humus-rich. Mulch annually with leaf mould.
  • Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant -
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5-8cm (2-3in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  10cm (4in)
 

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