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Cyclamen

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SY-kla-men
This plant has low severity poison characteristics.
See below
Description

Produces succulent, dark green leaves after flowering. This plant is seldom damaged by deer. Several species exist, including C. coum, C. persicum, C. hederifolium. The latter is also known as woodland cyclamen and grows well in zones 5-9 in somewhat moist, humusy soil with protection from afternoon sun.

Plant the enlarged hypocotyl at a depth of 5 in. (12.5 cm).  Injured below 23 degrees F (-5 degrees C).

See this plant in the following landscape:
Cultivars / Varieties:
C. hederifolium, C. persicum
Tags:
#partial shade#summer bulbs#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
C. hederifolium, C. persicum
Tags:
#partial shade#summer bulbs#problem for cats#problem for dogs#problem for horses
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Cyclamen
    Family:
    Primulaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Bulb
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Europe to Iran and North East Somalia
    Bulb Storage:
    Store enlarged hypocotyls in peat at 48 degrees F (9 degrees C); Not necessary for some.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Bulb
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    Purple/Lavender
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Spring
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Variegated
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Produces succulent, dark green leaves after flowering
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Problems:
    Problem for Cats
    Problem for Dogs
    Problem for Horses
  • Poisonous to Humans:
    Poison Severity:
    Low
    Poison Symptoms:
    Salivation, vomiting, diarrhea. Following large ingestions of tubers: heart rhythm abnormalities, seizures, death
    Poison Toxic Principle:
    Terpenoid saponins
    Causes Contact Dermatitis:
    No