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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. mirabile is a tuberous perennial to 10cm in height, with rounded leaves, marbled above with grey, purplish beneath. Flowers 2.5cm in width, pale pink, the petals toothed near the tips
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
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Up to 10 cm
Time to ultimate height
Grow in a cool glasshouse or bulb-frame in a mix of equal parts loam, leaf mould, peat (or peat substitute) and sharp sand. Plant 2 to 2.5cm deep or with the tops of the tubers just at the soil surface. Site in bright filtered light and provide moderate humidity. Water moderately when in growth but reduce humidity and water as the leaves fade. Keep completely dry when dormant. Apply a low-nitrogen liquid fertiliser every two months when in full leaf
Propagate by seed, sown in darkness as soon as ripe. Can be beneficial to soak seed for 10 hours prior to sowing
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Underplanting of Roses and Shrubs
Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Mice and squirrels may be a problem
Generally disease free outdoors
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