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About Cyclamen

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1 What is
1.1 Life Span
Perennial
1.2 Type
Flowering Plants, Tubers
1.3 Origin
Europe, Mediterranean Basin, Middle East, North Africa, Somalia
1.4 Types
Cyclamen Africanum, Cyclamen Alpinum, Cyclamen Cilicium, Cyclamen Coum
1.4.1 Number of Varieties
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24
Rank: 71 (Overall)
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1.5 Habitat
Alpine Meadows, Rocky areas, Woods
1.6 USDA Hardiness Zone
5-9
1.7 AHS Heat Zone
7-1
1.8 Sunset Zone
15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
1.9 Habit
Clump-Forming
2 Information
2.1 Plant Size
2.1.1 Minimum Height
About American ..
0.54 cm
Rank: 100 (Overall)
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2.1.2 Minimum Width
About Flowering..
0.75 cm
Rank: 100 (Overall)
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2.2 Plant Color
2.2.1 Flower Color
Pink, Purple, White
2.2.2 Flower Color Modifier
Not Available
2.2.3 Fruit Color
Brown
2.2.4 Leaf Color in Spring
Several shades of Green
2.2.5 Leaf Color in Summer
Not Available
2.2.6 Leaf Color in Fall
Green, Silver
2.2.7 Leaf Color in Winter
Green, Silver
2.3 Shape
2.3.1 Leaf Shape
Heart-shaped
2.4 Thorns
14% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
3 Season
3.1 Plant Season
Autumn, Spring, Summer, Winter
3.2 Growing Conditions
3.2.1 Sunlight
Indirect sunlight
3.2.2 Growth Rate
Medium
3.2.3 Type of Soil
Clay, Sandy, Well drained
3.2.4 The pH of Soil
Acidic
3.2.5 Soil Drainage
Well drained
3.2.6 Bloom Time
Autumn, Spring, Summer
3.2.7 Repeat Bloomer
28% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
3.3 Tolerances
Not Available
4 Care
4.1 Where to Plant?
Container, Ground, Pot
4.2 How to Plant?
From bulbs, Seedlings
4.3 Plant Maintenance
Medium
4.4 Watering Plants
4.4.1 Watering Requirements
Do not water frequently, It cannot sustain wet-feet, Keep the ground moist but not water-logged, Prefer drip-irrigation instead of Over-head watering, Water when soil is dry
4.4.2 In Summer
Lots of watering
4.4.3 In Spring
Moderate
4.4.4 In Winter
Average Water
4.5 Soil
4.5.1 Soil pH
Acidic
4.5.2 Soil Type
Clay, Sandy, Well drained
4.5.3 Soil Drainage Capacity
Well drained
4.6 Sun Exposure
Indirect sunlight
4.7 Pruning
Cut or pinch the stems, Prune if you want to improve plant shape, Prune ocassionally, Prune to control growth, Prune when plant is dormant, Remove dead leaves, Remove dead or diseased plant parts
4.8 Fertilizers
All-Purpose Liquid Fertilizer
4.9 Pests and Diseases
Aphids, Botrytis Cinerea, Gray mold, Mice, Mites, Root weevil, Slugs, Snails, Squirrels
4.10 Plant Tolerance
Drought
5 Facts
5.1 Flowers
88% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.1.1 Flower Petal Number
Single
5.2 Fruits
5.2.1 Showy Fruit
35% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.2.2 Edible Fruit
19% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.3 Fragrance
5.3.1 Fragrant Flower
40% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.3.2 Fragrant Fruit
12% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.3.3 Fragrant Leaf
14% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.3.4 Fragrant Bark/Stem
11% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.4 Showy Foliage
53% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.5 Showy Bark
15% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.6 Foliage Texture
Medium
5.7 Foliage Sheen
Matte
5.8 Evergreen
4% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.9 Invasive
6% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.10 Self-Sowing
48% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
5.11 Attracts
Not Available
5.12 Allergy
Respiratory problems
6 Benefits
6.1 Uses
6.1.1 Aesthetic Uses
Showy Purposes
6.1.2 Beauty Benefits
Not Available
6.1.3 Edible Uses
Unknown
6.1.4 Environmental Uses
Air purification
6.2 Plant Benefits
6.2.1 Medicinal Uses
Digestive disorders, Menstrual Disorders
6.2.2 Part of Plant Used
Root, Stem
6.2.3 Other Uses
Showy Purposes, Used as an ointment
6.3 Used As Indoor Plant
31% Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
6.4 Used As Outdoor Plant
All Perennial Flowers Garden Plants have it !
6.5 Garden Design
Not Available
7 Scientific Name
7.1 Botanical Name
Cyclamen Persicum
7.2 Common Name
Cyclamen or Florist's Cyclamen
7.2.1 In Hindi
Sikalemen
7.2.2 In German
Zyklamen
7.2.3 In French
Cyclamen
7.2.4 In Spanish
Ciclamen
7.2.5 In Greek
κυκλάμινο
7.2.6 In Portuguese
Cíclame
7.2.7 In Polish
Cyklamen
7.2.8 In Latin
Cyclamīnos
8 Classification
8.1 Kingdom
Plantae
8.2 Phylum
Anthophyta
8.3 Class
Dicotyledonae
8.4 Order
Ericales
8.5 Family
Primulaceae
8.6 Genus
Cyclamen
8.7 Clade
Not Available
8.8 Tribe
Cyclamineae
8.9 Subfamily
Myrsinoideae
8.10 Number of Species
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Properties of Cyclamen

Want to know the properties of Cyclamen? Then you are at the right place. Here you'll know everything about every plant. Knowing the properties of garden plants is very interesting. Cyclamen is a flowering plantalso, its flowers are fragrant. Many garden plants possess some allergies. One should know everything about before planting. It has allergic reactions which are Respiratory problems. Cyclamen Benefits are as follows:

  • Medicinal use: Digestive disorders and Menstrual Disorders

  • Part of plant used: Root and Stem

It is always necessary for every botanist to study and know all the characteristics of every plant. Scientific classification which includes kingdom, clade, genus, tribe and order are important parameters to understand for every botanist. The gardener must know the properties like the kind of soil required, the amount of water needed, fertilization and pruning required for respective plant. All these properties differ according to plant.

Cyclamen Physical Information

Physical information is must while knowing everything about Cyclamen. Physical information includes the exterior appearance of the plant. The appearance of the plants is well considered factor, especially when you want your garden to be very attractive. Learn about color of leaves and flowers which differs even from the same species of plants. Cyclamen physical information is as follows: 0.54 cm tall and 0.75 cm wide. Its leaf shape is Heart-shaped. Also it has following color specifications:

  • Flower color: Pink, Purple and White
  • Leaf color: Several shades of Green

Care of Cyclamen

Taking Cyclamen Care is very important. Pruning, fertilizing, timely watering is very important care factors of any plant. If proper care is taken, results are refreshing and green plants which have a healthy life. Hence every garden plant care should be taken properly. Care of Cyclamen include pruning, which should be done Cut or pinch the stems, Prune if you want to improve plant shape, Prune ocassionally, Prune to control growth, Prune when plant is dormant, Remove dead leaves and Remove dead or diseased plant parts. The watering done in summer is Lots of watering and in winter is Average Water. It needs Indirect sunlight for its proper growth.

Season and care of Cyclamen

Many a times, care of plants is dependent on the season of the plant. Hence season and care of Cyclamen is important if you are planning to plant it in your garden. It is a Perennial plant. Cyclamen is a very important plant from Perennial Flowers. There are 24 varieties of this plant, among which some popular species are: Cyclamen Africanum, Cyclamen Alpinum, Cyclamen Cilicium, Cyclamen Coum. This plant's habitat is Alpine Meadows, Rocky areas and Woods and it comes in the hardiness zone 5-9. If you want to keep your garden blooming for all year, grow different plants which blooms in different seasons. Also, understanding habitat of plants is necessary to know, it helps to adjust the environment of the plant like the type of soil and temperature needed for it, according to region it originated from.