Cyclamen creticum growing geophyte of the genus Cyclamen and also known as Cretan Sowbread, Cyclamen creticum perennial deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 9-10.
Leaves color dark to light green with white the structure of the color is changed between the cultivars, the shape of the leaf is heart shape with serrated edge and pointed top.
Cyclamen creticum flower
Flower fragrant color can be: white to light pink the flowers have 5 petals, bend up and create like crown structure, the petals can be in varieties of shapes some cultivars flat or twist.
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Requirements for Cyclamen creticum growing and care:
Well-drained soil, clean from weeds area
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Vegetative Reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but better
Difficulties or problems when growing:
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Size of the plant:
5-30 cm, 2-12 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Autumn / Winter
General information about the flower:
Crown shape flower with 5 petals that bend up, colors: white to pink, petals can be in varieties of shapes some cultivars flat or twist.