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Cyclamen coum 'Album'


Cyclamen coum 'Album' has white flowers atop heart-shaped, dark green leaves that are often marbled with pale green or silver.

Cyclamen coum or Persian violet is a delicate shady perennial with charming flowers and beautiful, heart-shaped, dark green leaves that are often marbled with pale green or silver. 'Album' has white flowers often with pink to purple noses. It is summer dormant coming into leaf and bloom between late fall and early spring. Grow in light, well-drained soil in shade or part shade. Plant en masse for a superb woodland effect. From the Balkans, Turkey and Lebanon.

Common Name: Persian Violet - [Spring B&B Pre-Order]

Family: Myrsinaceae (The Myrsine Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Full Shade, Part Shade

Height: under 4"

Width: under 4"

Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Late Winter - Early Spring

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No

Berries: No


Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Mountains and coastal areas in shady places in coniferous and broadleaved woodland and scrub, sometimes growing amongst tree roots and rocks.

Award: GPP, AGM

Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor

Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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