Cyclamen plants availble for sale include the popular cyclamen coum and hederifolium amongst other species.
Most cyclamen are shade lovers, a few are sun lovers. some are spring flowering cyclamen such as Cyclamen alpinum, Cyclamen coum, elegans and persicum, others are autumn flowering such as Cyclamen cilicium, colchicum, graecum and hederifolium.
Cyclamen Plants, species and varieties
Iis a bit of an oddity in that it likes to grow in a hot dry position. The corms take many years to establish but it is well worth the wait. This cyclamen is noted for the beauty of its leaf markings.
(Persian Cyclamen or Florists Cyclamen)
Blooming from winter through to spring Cyclamen coum is a tough plant and can be left to naturalize in the garden, not afraid of cold weather this cyclamen grows well in dappled shade (a great woodland plant). Cyclamen Coum requires a well drained soil and a little mulch in summer.
Other Cyclamen species include:
Cyclamen africanum, creticum, balearicum, cilicium, cyprium, intaminatum, libanoticum, mirabile, parviflorum, pseudibericum, purpurascens, repandum, rohlfsianum, somalense and trochopteranthum.
Cyclamen Plants are available for sale from the following nurseries