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Florist's Cyclamen 'Purple

 

These perennials are grown for their pretty flowers carried atop an attractive clump of basal leaves. The large, fragrant, purple flowers resemble shooting stars or butterflies. The blossoms rise on stems above the dark green, silver-marbled, heart shaped foliage.

Cyclamen persicum 'Purple'

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Fruit Characteristics

Fruit edible :Yes

Leaf Characteristics

Leaf length : 1- 5 1/2"

Leaf shape : Heart-shaped

Leaf color : Dark green with silvery mottling

Flower Characteristics

Flower fragrance : Yes - Sweet

Flower width : 2"

Flower color : Purple

Plant Anatomy

Foliage growth cycle : Dormancy period

Average size maturity width : 1/2 - 1 ft.

Average size maturity height : 1/2 - 1 ft.

Growth rate : Moderate

Cultural Information

USDA Zone : 20 to 25 F( Z9a)

Sunset zone : 15-24

Water requirements : Regular

Light exposure : Partial Sun

Landscape Attributes

Under oak trees : Yes

Barrier plants : Yes

Seashore conditions : Yes

Oak root fungus resistance : Yes

Hummingbirds : Yes

Hedges and screens : Yes

Frost tender : Yes

Fragrance : Yes

Erosion control : Yes

Drought tolerant : Yes

Deer resistant : Yes

Butterflies : Yes

Colorful fruits and berries : Yes

Birds : Yes

Autumn foliage color : Yes

Attractive bark : Yes

Allergenic plants : Yes