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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
Cyclamen are tuberous perennials with rounded, sometimes angular, leaves which are often attractively mottled. The nodding, characteristically shaped flowers have 5 reflexed and twisted petals, often with dark markings at the base
C. libanoticum is a tuberous perennial bearing rounded to heart-shaped, dull green leaves, with paler green markings in winter. From winter to early spring, pale to mid pink flowers, with white bases and bold red markings at the mouths, are borne with the leaves
Toxicity All parts may cause severe discomfort if ingested
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a cool greenhouse in bright filtered light, in containers of loam-based compost (JI No2), water moderately in full leaf and use a low nitrogen liquid fertiliser, reduce water as leaves wither after flowering. Keep dry when dormant then resume watering and feeding as new growth appears. Repot when tubers fill their container
Propagate by seed, as for hardy cyclamen
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Patio & Container Plants
Pruning No pruning required, tidy old leaves and flowers
Pests Mice, vine weevil and glasshouse red spider mite may be a problem
Grey moulds (botrytis) may be a problem under glass
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