Cyclamen purpurascens

Jane McGary
Tue, 19 Jul 2005 11:03:53 PDT
Rodger wrote:
>Cyclamen purpurascens has, however, proved to be very difficult
>in this climate. ... A year or two ago I got some C.p. seedlings going for 
>the Nth
>time, but when it came time to plant them out, I got smart and
>put them on the north side of the house, in a spot heavily
>shaded by other plants. This is in one of the few beds I give
>regular summer water.

I live in a similar climate to Rodger's and had the same experience with C. 
purpurascens. However, my plants have never flowered as well as those grown 
in climates with more decided winter dormant periods.

Jane McGary
Northwestern Oregon, USA

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