Persian Violet
Cyclamen persicum
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist daily at room temperatures above 22 °C, otherwise mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.8
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

Photo

Names

Family Primulaceae
Other scientific names Cyclamen latifolium, Cyclamen puniceum, Cyclamen vernale

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • white
  • pink
  • violet
  • red
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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    2
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    3
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    4
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Leaf color
  • white
  • green