Sowbread (Cyclamen)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Variegated
Fruit: Other: Round, brown mature pod containing numerous sticky seeds.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Spring
Other: Different species bloom at different times of year.
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Location: Vander Veer Botanical Gardens - Davenport, IowaDate: 2012-07-02
By jmorth
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Location: Beaumont greeneryDate: 2016-02-03
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Date: 2015-03-01Photo courtesy of: david55king
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Location: Jennifer's garden Date: 2015-12-05
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Date: 2013-09-11Photo courtesy of: MomentsForZen
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Location: Sydney AustraliaDate: 2019-06-30Cyclamen Persian Viloet
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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greenhouse planning by ketsui73 Dec 24, 2019 1:36 AM 28
Doing an indoor winter garden, need help by Valir Nov 24, 2019 12:50 AM 9
Keep the pest off the houseplants. by succulentlife Nov 29, 2019 1:09 PM 14
Pictures of pressed flowers and leaves. by DryFlowersArt Dec 1, 2019 2:02 AM 2
Show off your Winter &/or Festive Containers (Winter 2019-20) by GardenGems Nov 13, 2019 8:14 PM 0
Looking for suggestions by Sallymander Oct 14, 2019 4:52 PM 7
Questions about starting my lawn by Byrdblue Oct 23, 2019 10:32 AM 10
OT ~ The Porch Swing ~ Fall 2019 (Closed) by Char Dec 21, 2019 5:14 AM 1,315
Fastest plant death? Florist cyclamen by sallyg Sep 22, 2019 4:25 PM 5
When should I bring them inside? by CrazedHoosier Sep 9, 2019 4:17 AM 14

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