A stunning selection of our own with variable silvered hastate foilage all of which are good and some of which are outstanding. Pale pink flowers with a deeper blotch appear in March or April. Keep dry during July and August, then full sun and moisture in autumn, and shade when coming into flower. Pot with the tuber half exposed to reduce the risk of botrytis. Protect from frost.
Alpine House cultivation:All cyclamen are suitable for alpine house cultivation, especially the more tender species. The alpine house should receive maximum light, but will require shading in summer. Good air circulation is crucial and extra vents are a must. We advise growing this cyclamen in clay pans using a suitable compost. This may be made up by mixing two parts (by bulk) of John Innes compost No2, one part of Perlite and one part of shredded leaf mould. Cyclamen persicum should be potted with the tuber just half-covered. Give just enough heat to exclude frost in very cold weather. Otherwise, plunging your pots in sand or covering with horticultural fleece during very cold spells will give an amazing amount of extra protection.
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