Friday, 3 September 2010

Cyclamen Hederifolium - harbingers of autumn

I treated myself to these (at the moment) rather unprepossessing bulbs/corms/tubers (I'm never sure) from my 'favourite' shop, Wilko's. I have high hopes that they will eventually grow into something that rivals the plants seen below, in pots, in my garden. I like that fact that they burst into flower at the end of the summer and that this variety, Cyclamen Hederifolium, gets larger with age, becoming even more floriferous.

I also really like the delicate flowers in shades of pink and white, with a darker centre.
Delicate-looking, yes, but tough as old boots too - what more could you ask for?

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