Cyclamen somalense growing geophyte of the genus Cyclamen and also known as Somalense cyclamen, Cyclamen somalense perennial deciduous plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical, temperate climate or as houseplant.
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.
Cyclamen somalense flower
Flower color can be: pink, purple or white, the flowers have 5 petals, bend up and create like cup (crown) structure, the petals can be in varieties of shapes some cultivars flat or twist.
Requirements for Cyclamen somalense 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?
Geophyte 2-15 cm, the plant 5-30 cm
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half Shade / Full Shade
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
General information about the flower:
Cup (Crown) shape flower with 5 petals, colors: pink, purple, petals bend up and create like cup structure, the petals can be in varieties of shapes some cultivars flat or twist.
Pollination is done by: