Scientific Name: Cyclamen repandum
Common Name: hardy cyclamen, spring sowbread
Family Name: Primulaceae
Origin: Europe
Hardiness Zone: Zone 7: (-18 to -12 °C)
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Pendulous
Form: Mounded, Vase
Texture: Medium - coarse
Landscape Uses: Perennial border, Spring interest, Woodland margin
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade
Soil or Media: Rocky or gravelly or dry, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Basal, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Ovate, Crenate, Undulate (wavy)
Flowers: Flowers solitary, White, Purple, Pink, Mar-Apr-May
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jun-Jul
Key ID Features:
Leaves basal, ovate, most 4-8cm long x 3-6cm wide, dark green with a lighter arrowhead pattern; flowers nodding, petals twisted and reflexed upwards.