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  Cyclamen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cyclamen is a genus of 20 species of flowering plants, traditionally classified in the family Primulaceae, but in recent years reclassified in the family Myrsinaceae.
Cyclamens are native to the Mediterranean region from Spain east to Iran, and also in northeast Africa south to Somalia.
Cyclamens typically grow in dry forest or scrub, where they are at least partly shaded from intense sunlight.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cyclamen   (565 words)

 Fernlea Flowers - Cyclamen
Cyclamen are a genus of plants containing 20 species, which are part of the family of Primulaceae, the Primrose family.
Cyclamens are native to the islands and shores of the Mediterranean.
Cyclamen are plants which spend part of the year in growth, and part of the year in a dormant state, during which there is no living foliage, although some species fruiting pedicels may remain in a vegetative state as the seed matures.
www.fernlea.com /xmas/cyclinfo.htm   (1125 words)

 Plant Answers
Cyclamen has a leaf that is nearly as lush as the spinach and it also should be planted in November, but that is where the similarity ends.
Cyclamen is an all-star winter blooming plant for the shade.
Cyclamen will live a number of years and bloom almost continuously if they are watered faithfully when the soil surface dries to half an inch, is fertilized every three or four weeks with soluble fertilizer, and placed in a window with morning sun.
www.plantanswers.com /calvin_finch_articles/GROWING_CYCLAMEN_AND_SPINACH.htm   (790 words)

 Cyclamen mite   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
At low population densities, cyclamen mites are usually found along the midvein of young unfolded leaves and under the calyx of newly emerged flower buds.
Cyclamen mites overwinter as adult females in the strawberry crown.
The cyclamen mite is extremely difficult to control by means of chemicals because the mite is resistant to many of the comercial insecticides, and because of its location within unfolded leaves on the plant.
www.ento.vt.edu /Fruitfiles/StrwCyclamen.html   (413 words)

Cyclamen is one of the rare plants that bloom with limited daylight hours and cool temperatures.
Florist cyclamen is usually used as a potted container plant indoors but can be an outdoor container plant if kept in shaded areas and allowed to go dormant in summer.
Some are miniature versions of florist cyclamen, and many are known for their proliferation of closely packed flowers.
groups.ucanr.org /mgnapa/Articles/Cyclamen.htm   (492 words)

 BBC - Gardening - Plants - Cyclamen
Cyclamen coum: The most hardy and dependable species, it produces carmine flowers stained darkly at the mouth.
In the wild, cyclamen inhabit rocky outcrops in semi-arid regions of Turkey and the eastern Mediterranean.
All hardy cyclamen are tuberous perennials but are best bought as pot-grown plants in leaf, rather than being planted as dormant tubers in the autumn or spring.
www.bbc.co.uk /gardening/plants/plantprofile_cyclamen.shtml   (801 words)

 UC IPM: UC Management Guidelines for Cyclamen Mite on Strawberry
At low population densities, cyclamen mites are usually found along the midvein of young, unfolded leaves and under the calyx of newly emerged flower buds; when populations increase, these mites can be found anywhere on nonexpanded plant tissue.
Cyclamen mites are primarily pests in fall-planted and second-year plantings, but they can be transplanted into first-year fields and the damage symptoms become apparent on leaves as the season progresses.
To control cyclamen mites, a high rate of water per acre (300-500 gal) is necessary to soak the unfolded leaves and immature flower buds located in the crowns.
www.ipm.ucdavis.edu /PMG/r734400211.html   (871 words)

 Questions On Cyclamen
Q: You often comment in your column about cyclamens and you frequently advise readers to discard their plants once they have bloomed because they are so difficult to maintain.
It is a challenge to grow cyclamen from seed because it needs to germinate in the dark and at soil temperatures between 68 to 72 degrees.
Cyclamen need to be watered via the immersion method, where the container is placed in a tub of tepid water to just below the soil or compost line and allowed to stay until the surface glistens.
www.ext.nodak.edu /extnews/hortiscope/flowers/cyclamen.htm   (5513 words)

 Cyclamen information page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Cyclamens grow from a fibrous brown coloured tuber, 2-7cm (1-3in) in diameter, the tuber stores starches and carbohydrates over winter to feed the plant.
The name Cyclamen is derived from the Greek "kyklamenos" meaning "circular or circle form", either from the spiralling flower stalk or from the round shape of the tuber and "Hederaefolium" from the leaves resemblance to Hedera helix or English Ivy.
In its native habitat the Cyclamen is an endangered plant, with Turkey and Greece seeming to have the largest remaining populations and diversity.
www.brickfieldspark.org /data/cyclamen.htm   (374 words)

 Sunshine Gardens, Encinitas, CA
Grown from a tuber, cyclamen do best outdoors and are a "cool weather" plant, growing and blooming during the cool/cold months of the year.
Cyclamen will thrive in a rich, loose, fast draining soil but rot in a heavy clay soil.
Cyclamen require regular moisture, but overly soggy soil will suffocate the roots and cause the leaves to yellow.
www.sunshinegardensinc.com /cyclamen.htm   (487 words)

 Seneca Hill Perennials - Cyclamen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Cyclamen are one of our specialties, and we're very proud of the beautiful strains we've developed by selecting and propagating our own stock.
All our cyclamen are shipped in their pots, and should be planted out with a minimum of root disturbance.
Cyclamen coum, silver and pewter-leaved........(sizes A, B) Silver or pewter leaves, sometimes with a green border or central vein.
www.senecahill.com /pages/CYCLAMEN.html   (1137 words)

 Ed's Favorites - Hardy Cyclamen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Hardy cyclamen are a nice addition to the autumn garden, providing a spot of color at a time when there is not much flowering in the garden.
If your cyclamen flowers go to seed, they can be started by sowing the seed in a regular houseplant potting mix or a combination of 50% sand and 50% peat moss.
Cyclamen coum - winter to early spring flowers are white to pink or crimson.
www.humeseeds.com /efcycl.htm   (755 words)

Although nowadays people are exhorted to bring their cats in at night, it is still a good idea to put the cyclamen out - maybe under a tree or a pergola, or on the veranda.
Never let your cyclamen sit in a saucer of water permanently - this will cause a yellowing of the leaves, rotting of the stems, and eventual death of the plant.
Cyclamen are dormant in summer, so after flowering finishes, and the leaves have dried off, keep the corms dry - do not water during the summer dormancy.
www.greengold.com.au /greengold/CARENOTES/CARENOTES/cyclamen.htm   (354 words)

 cyclamen   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Hardy cyclamen seed should be sown as soon as possible in pans of John Innes Seed Compost, to which has been added a little extra perlite and (if available) some shredded leaf mould, preferably beech or oak.
Cyclamen intaminatum is the smallest species around 5cm (2ins.) with Cyclamen persicum at the tall end, at up to 25cm (10ins.).
Cyclamen are available (subject to crop) throughout the year, although most are dormant during the summer.
www.ashwood-nurseries.co.uk /cyclamen.htm   (2518 words)

 Cyclamen - LoveToKnow Garden   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Cyclamen is well-known as a decorative holiday plant, but it is a wonderful plant in the garden as well.
Cyclamen's highly patterned leaves are as attractive as the flowers.
Cyclamen is also known as sowbread because it was once used to feed pigs in southern Europe.
garden.lovetoknow.com /wiki/Cyclamen   (606 words)

 cyclamen.com - selection cyclamen - MOREL Diffusion
Cyclamen persicum is found in the wild in Palestine, Syria, Greece, Turkey, Cyprus, Rhodes, the Aegean islands, and north Africa (Tunisia).
Cyclamen have been with us a long time; they are one of the classic indoor plants.
In the wild, cyclamen mostly flower in shades of pink, violet or white, with a deeper-coloured ‘eye’ in the centre.
www.cyclamen.com /render.php?dir=FAM_3c46d28d172b3wSA1Xvp&lng=en   (1107 words)

 Gardening:Cyclamen - Wikibooks, collection of open-content textbooks
Cyclamens may be grown from seed sown in April or September in soil containing a large proportion of sand and leafmold.
Tubers large enough to flower the first year may be purchased from the seedsmen at moderate prices; and unless one has facilities for growing the seedlings for a year, purchase of the tubers will give the best satisfaction.
The soil best suited to the cyclamen is one containing two parts leafmold, one part each of sand and loam.
en.wikibooks.org /wiki/Gardening:Cyclamen   (281 words)

 Cyclamen part 2
Cyclamen persicum is the parent of all the florists Cyclamen, those well known garish and out of proportion plants that appear in the shops especially for the Christmas trade.
Cyclamen trochopteranthum, is another unusual one in that the flowers are only reflexed by 90º (rather than the usual 180º) and then slightly twisted.
Cyclamen parviflorum is a completely hardy species that can be found growing in deep shade in pine forest mountainous regions of Turkey, sometimes even in snowmelt.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/498/27172   (424 words)

 Cyclamen,flowers,Cyclamen,flower Pictures,Catalog,Encyclopedia
Date : 1/17/2006 Time : 2:40:31 AM Cyclamen, genus Cyclamen, is both the common and the scientific name of about 15 species of European and Middle Eastern plants in the primrose family, Primulaceae.
The species C. persicum, or florist's cyclamen, is grown extensively as a greenhouse plant.
The flower petals of cyclamens turn sharply backward, and the heart-shaped leaves are mottled with white along the veins.
www.4to40.com /earth/geography/htm/flowersindex.asp?counter=44   (66 words)

 Hardy Cyclamen
As with just about any plant, tips on growing cyclamen can be gleaned by studying their native habitat.
Cyclamen purpurascens is a forest plant which will flower through July, August, September and often into October when planted in the shade.
For this reason, some cyclamen are only good in full sun in mild-summer regions, such as the Pacific Northwest of America and most regions of Great Britain.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/perennials/13456/1   (436 words)

Cyclamen really are one of the nicest indoor blooming plants around.
Cyclamen that you purchase have been forced into bloom and are at their prime.
Cyclamen are usually grown from corms (bulb-like structures) or started from seeds.
www.bachmans.com /tipsheets/indoor_plants/Cyclamens.cfm   (679 words)

 cyclamen mite - Phytonemus pallidus (Banks)
The mites are often found on the corms of cyclamens in storage and are thus transported by trade.
The layman may confuse the cyclamen mite with the broad mite, Polyphagotarsonemus latus (Banks), but the broad mite is broader, smaller, and moves much faster.
Unless African violets are examined carefully periodically, the cyclamen mite can be overlooked easily and cause damage by sucking out plant juices, causing cells to collapse and providing an entry for plant diseases, resulting in damage such as leaf curling and leaf dying, before the mites are observed.
creatures.ifas.ufl.edu /orn/cyclamen_mite.htm   (810 words)

 Inspiring Plants - Mark Griffiths
Their flower shape varies from the cheeky dumpy form of Cyclamen coum to the elegant and graceful Cyclamen persicum, with colours from pure white, through delicate pinks to cheerful dead of winter brightening magentas.
Cyclamen dislike disturbance and so potted plants are probably the best option for mature plants.
Cyclamen usually flower 3-4 years after germination, but germination often takes one or two years.
www.markgriffiths.org /Cyclamen1.html   (358 words)

 Cyclamen - Plant Palette
Cyclamen flowers come in many shades of red, pink, purple, and white, some even have ruffled edges, and the plants themselves come in varying sizes, from relatively large to petite miniatures.
Cyclamen plants can be found nearly anywhere this time of year, from your locally owned greenhouse to the nearby discount giant.
Cyclamens grow from tubers that hold water and nutrients to support the plant during its dormant period in the summer.
web.extension.uiuc.edu /macon/palette/041205.html   (340 words)

 UCONN IPM: Integrated Pest Management:Greenhouse:Insects:Managing Cyclamen Mites and Broad Mites in the Greenhouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Cyclamen mites are shiny and elliptical in shape with four pair of legs.
Cyclamen mite eggs tend to be laid in dark, moist areas.
Cyclamen mites feed in the young, developing buds whereas broad mites feed on the underside of leaves.
www.hort.uconn.edu /ipm/greenhs/htms/cyclmites.htm   (1142 words)

 Cyclamen growing instructions
Even though you will see cyclamen all year round in nurseries and super markets, it is really a cool weather crop.
When your cyclamen has been blooming and growing for the winter, spring season and the weather warms up for the summer, then your plant begins to want to rest.
Cyclamen mites will give you a distorted and hard little non-growth right in the area where the buds and new growth come out.
www.weidners.com /cyclamen.html   (832 words)

The florist's cyclamen, is a tuberous-rooted flowering plant best treated as a temporary house plant.
Cyclamen tubers are only half-buried in the potting mixture, and water should never be poured onto the tubers.
Cyclamen love to be well watered and allowed to dry out slightly between watering.
www.genrichs.com /CYCLAMEN.htm   (261 words)

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