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Cyclamen cilicium
Alpine Violet; Persian Violet; Sowbread; Cilician Cyclamen

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FAMILY Primulaceae (Primrose Family)  Other Plants in the Primrose Family
HABIT Herbaceous (Non-woody)
RANGE SW Turkey (Cilicia)
LEAF TYPE Deciduous
FLOWERS Pink (Pale to mid-pink with a crimson blotch at the base of each lobe)
FOLIAGE COLOR Green (With some cream or silver markings)
LANDSCAPE USES Tuberous perennial with broad, heart-shaped deep green leaves, purplish beneath with cream or silver markings on top. Flowers in fall, pale to mid-pink with a crimson blotch at base of each lobe, and fragrant. 2-4" x 6". Cultivate in part shade in fertile, well-drained, gritty soil. Zones 5-9
BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION Tuberous perennial with broad, heart-shaped leaves, purplish beneath, and pale or rosy-pink flowers 2-3cm wide, with reflexed, twisted petals marked with purple at the base
HARDINESS USDA Zone 5 (Coldest zone where hardy)
SOIL fertile, well-drained, gritty
SUN REQUIREMENTS Partial Shade
SPECIAL CHARACTERISTICS Fragrance
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900348*1 1990 Rock Alpine Garden

 

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