I mentioned in Monday’s post that we’ve been relocating Cyclamen hederifolium tubers from the bottom of our garden (the area from which we avert our eyes for the time being) to where we can see them and admire their dainty flowers. 667 more words
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Hardy cyclamen are wonderful plants, quite unlike their trashy indoor cousins.
I have a particular weakness for scent, autumn colour and plants with winter interest, and although unscented the ivy-leaved (or Neapolitan) cyclamen excels in the latter two categories, sending up its charming pink recurved flowers in the autumn, and most obligingly holding on to its heart shaped leaves, intricately marked with silver, over the winter months, shedding them over the summer when their absence goes unnoticed in the midst of all the other star horticultural performances. 1,121 more words