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(neapolitanum) - rose-pink, marbled ivy foliage, flowers in autumn
Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - varying shades of colour
Height - 10-13cm (4-5in)
Spread - 15cm (6in)
Bulb/Corm or rhizomatous perennial
Tuberous - tuberous perennial with large, flat tubers. Very variable triangular to heart-shaped, pointed, patterned, mid- to dark green leaves 5-15cm (2-6in) long. Produces flowers to 2.5cm (1in) long in shades of pink with deep maroon marks at the mouth
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)
Additional Features - Good to know - self-seeds freely and is very tolerant of dry shade. Leaves last through winter to spring.
Pests & Diseases - mice and squirrels. Vine weevil, cyclamen mite, grey mould.
Place of origin - Mediterranean. Italy to Turkey
Garden Location/Conditions - Rockery (inc alpine)
Hardiness - Fully hardy
Scented Plants - Scented flowers - sometimes scented.
Seasonal Interest - Autumn
Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - moderately fertile. Humus-rich. Mulch annually with leaf mould.
Wildlife - Rabbit Resistant
Cyclamen - Growing Guide
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Protect your knees in the garden with this squishy mat. Water-repellent and light weight.