A picture of a Persian cyclamen

Persian cyclamen

Cyclamen persicum (Sierra Series)

Also known as

Florist's cyclamen

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

12b

USDA zone

13°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

20cm

15cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Persian cyclamen Overview

This variety has marbled foliage and flowers in late winter. It bears flowers in colours including white, pink, salmon-pink, scarlet, lilac or purple.

Common problems with Persian cyclamen

How to propagate Persian cyclamen

Bulbs

Plant your bulbs flat side down and maintain an even moisture.

Other uses of Persian cyclamen

Rock garden, ground cover, container, indoors, naturaliser, wildflower/meadow, under shrubs