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Fragrant Perennials

Cyclamen purpurescens

hardy cyclamen
A native to the Balkans, this is the hardiest of the Cyclamen species, loving a partially shaded site with good soil drainage in winter. The attractive heart shaped dark green foliage offers various patterns of light green and sometimes silver markings. Sweetly fragrant pink flowers are held above on 3-4" stems beginning in mid-summer and carrying on through early autumn. Shipping large corms in qt. pots.
Genus Cyclamen
Common Name hardy cyclamen
Hardiness Zone 5, 6, 7
Light Requirements Part Sun
Seasonal Interest Summer, Fall
Season of Blooming Summer, Fall
Use Naturalizing, Ornamental, Container, Crevice/Rock Garden
Special Attributes Drought Tolerant, Foliage Interest, Variegated, Fragrant
Color Pink