Hardy Cyclamen typically grows 4-6" tall and features pink or white tinged with pink flowers (2" long) with a darker eye and with reflexed petals.
Blooms somewhat profusely in late summer into fall, one flower per stem. Extremely attractive, ivy-shaped, mottled leaves are variably colored, but usually gray-green with silver and white marbling. The flower stalks typically rise up from late summer to early fall and are followed by the foliage which persists through winter and goes dormant in late spring.
Grow in average, dry to medium moisture, well-drained soil in part shade. Prefers moist, humusy soils with protection from hot afternoon sun. Plant corms just below the surface in spring. Plants are dormant in summer. Mulch corms in winter. May self-seed in the garden.
Also can be grown on a plate in the living room, just mist-spray once a week. Can be planted outdoors afterwards. You will be richly rewarded!
Hardiness zone: 5 to 9
Bloom Time: September to October
Sun: Part shade
Water: Dry to medium
Suggested Use: Naturalize
Tolerate: Deer, Drought, Dry Soil