What's blooming now

Ina Crossley klazina1@gmail.com
Sun, 28 Aug 2011 14:55:48 PDT
Mine are definitely not the hederifolium ones.  No auricles.  So 
Cyclamen Persicum it is.  Thank you Peter.

I tried a bigger Cyclamen at one stage, but had no luck with that one, 
so I stay with these.

On 29/08/2011 8:49 a.m., Peter Taggart wrote:
> The auricles on the flower of Cycleman hederifolium are diagnostic,
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/…,
> as is the coiling of the stem for the seed capsule. The drooping stem
> is
> diagnostic for Cycleman persicum, as is winter flowering, Hederifolium has
> its main flowering BEFORE winter and will do so regardless of drought. Both
> are marvelous plants.
> Cyclamen intaminatum precedes C hederifolium, then C graecum, C cilicicum
> follows it, along with C rolfsianum, then C persicum,  then  C coum, then
> alpinum, then C repandum and its relatives, then C purpurescens in summer
> apoligies for my misspelling earlier.
> Peter (UK)
> On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 9:27 PM, Ina Crossley<klazina1@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Yes, there are usually a very few flowers on this Cyclamen throughout
>> the year, but it gets too dry for them in summer, so the main flowering
>> season is in winter.
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