Which Cyclamen Bulbs Should I Buy?
When selecting cyclamen bulbs for sale, the major considerations are bloom time, flower color and foliage color. For blooms in winter to early spring, choose cyclamen coum bulbs for sale. For early to mid-fall flowers, choose cyclamen hederifolium. For a long season of interest, choose our 6 Months of Mixed Hardy Cyclamen
. Cyclamen bulbs naturalize well and are deer resistant. Cyclamen flower colors range from deep to soft pink hues as well as white. Choose from cyclamen for sale with foliage color ranging from lighter silver-green hues to darker green and variegated foliage. Cyclamen coum Pewter Leaf Mix
is popular for its light-colored foliage that brightens shaded areas. K. van Bourgondien offers both coum and hederifolium cyclamen for sale.
Grower's Guide to Cyclamen
Cyclamen grows best in partial to full shade. Gardeners often grow it beneath shrubs, around trees in rock gardens or in mixed borders. Because its foliage is attractive and often variegated, it makes an eye-catching ground cover in shaded areas, too.
Where to plant Cyclamen in your garden?
Once planted, cyclamen doesn't like to be disturbed, so take care in choosing where to plant cyclamen bulbs. Cyclamen plants grow best in soil that is well-drained, rich in organic matter, and that is neutral to slightly alkaline.
How to plant Cyclamen?
Plant cyclamen bulbs ½ - 1" deep and 6-8" apart. The tubers should be planted with the concave side up. Water after planting.
When to plant Cyclamen bulbs?
Cyclamen bulbs should be planted during their dormant period in the spring or fall.
How to care for bulbs?
A mulch covering will protect the bulbs in areas with cold winters. Once cyclamen is established, do not disturb. The cyclamen bulbs will slowly multiply.