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Cyclamen hederifolium
Common Name: Ivyleaf Cyclamen Family: Myrsinaceae (The Myrsine Family)

Cyclamen hederifolium
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This delicate shady perennial has charming pink flowers with a magenta V at the base of each petal. The leaves are ivy shaped, dark green and often marbled with light green. C. hederifolium is summer dormant coming into leaf and bloom between August and October. It remains evergreen throughout the winter. Grow in light, well-drained soil in shade or part shade. Plant en masse for a superb woodland effect. Widely distributed along the Mediterranean from France to Turkey.


Geogrpahical Origin:
Europe and Western Russia
Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
Native Habitat:
Woodland, garigue, maquis, scrub, and rocky hillsides from sea level to 1300m.

ClassDeciduous  Primary Bloom ColourPink 
TypePerennial  Secondary Bloom ColourMagenta 
Heightunder 4'  Bloom TimeFall 
Spread4-8'  FragranceYes 
Light ExposureLoves Shade Full - Part Shade Shade Part Shade  Foliage ColourVariegated - Cream/White Silver 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone5-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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