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Family: PRIMULACEAE 

 Cyclamen hederifolium
 

 The flowers appear in September and last until mid
December ,followed by the leaves, starting in November.

  
Author:  William Aiton 1789
Family:  Primulaceae
Habitat:  Western Turkey, Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Yugoslavia, France and Switzerland
Soil:  Mix to  Peat
Water:  Minimum to Medium
Sun:  Minimum-Maximum
Thickness:  25 centimetres or more
Height:  15 centimetres
Flower:  White to light Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds
Pop names:  Ivy-leaf Cyclamen, Cyclamen de Naples, Herbst-Alpenveilchen, Neaopolitanisches Alpenveilchen, Hardy Cyclamen, Sowbread, Neapolitan Cyclamen
Synonyms:  Cyclamen europaeum, Carl Linnaeus 1753. Cyclamen neapolitanum var. album Hort. ex Malley. Cyclamen neapolitanum Ten. 1813
(Cyclamen creticum
Hildebr. 1906 -> Cyclamen hederifolium subsp. creticum, O. Schwarz 1938)
Got it from:  Amsterdam
Year:  2007

September-November.

Late January, and it is huge!

Going dormant in May.

    This member of the Primulaceae was described by William Aiton in 1789. It is found in, Turkey, Bulgaria Greece, Italy, Yugoslavia, France and Switzerland. It grows in the forests in rich peat with little to some water and little to lots of sun. It can stand rather hard frost. The caudex can grow up to 25 centimetres or more in diameter, the leaves will get fifteen centimetres height. The flowers  wary in colour from white to light pink.

Cyclamen from Greek: kylos, meaning circle, referring to the rounded tubers, hederifolium means ivy-leaved.

According to GRIN, it is a member of the Myrsinaceae family.

June-August.

The stalk curls up when the fruit is fertilized.