Cyclamen 2016

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Cyclamen 2016

Cyclamen rohlfsianum flowered at the beginning of February

Cyclamen rohlfsianum

and a week later a few more flowers emerged

Cyclamen rohlfsianum

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Cyclamen hederifolium also started that week, the first one being a white form

Cyclamen hederifolium

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Fermi de Sousa, Central Victoria, Australia Min: -7C, Max: +40C

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Yesterday we found the first Cyclamen graecum in bloom

Cyclamen graecumCyclamen graecumCyclamen graecum

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At our AGS Vic Group meeting on Saturday one of our members, Viv, brought some of her wonderful plants including Cyclamen colchicum

Viv's Cyclamen colchicum

Does anyone else think that it has a confusing name?cheeky

She also had some small pots of Cyclamen intaminatum

Viv's Cyclamen intaminatum

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At our March meeting another member, Jon, brought a few cyclamen,including CC hederifolium, purpurascens, mirabile

Jon's cyclamen, etc

A blurry pic of Jon's Cyclamen mirabile

Jon's Cyclamen mirabile

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Yesterday (February 17) we found the first Cyclamen graecum in bloom

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A month later and that cyclamen is still flowering,

Cyclamen graecum

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More Cyclamen hederifolium, white

Cyclamen hederifolium album

and pink 

Cyclamen hederifoliumCyclamen hederifolium

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Fermi de Sousa, Central Victoria, Australia Min: -7C, Max: +40C

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The pale pink Cyclamen graecum is still flowering more than 7 weeks after the first flower was found,

Cyclamen graecum

and in another pat of the garden the only white flowering one that I have has just started to flower

Cyclamen graecum albumCyclamen graecum album

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Fermi de Sousa, Central Victoria, Australia Min: -7C, Max: +40C

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In 2005 I got seed from the AGS Seedex of Cyclamen mirabile ex 'Tilebarn Nicholas'; here are some of the original seedlings showing some variation with a couple close to the original,

Cyclamen mirabile ex 'Tilebarn Nicholas'Cyclamen mirabile ex 'Tilebarn Nicholas'

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Really nice, Fermi.  None of my seedling C. mirabile have come close to that pink leaf.

...Claire

Claire Cockcroft Bellevue, Washington Zone 7-8

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Hi Claire,

I presume that 'Tilebarn Nicholas' was a selection with strong pink coloration and that seedlings from it will be variable. With most cyclamen "strains" the preferred technique should be to grow a number of seedlings and rogue out the ones which don't fit the description! Unfortunately we have retailers who simply sell all the seedlings from a named form as the named plant without checking that they are true to form.

I would say that only 50% of the seedlings I raised have enough pink to warrant them being distinct,

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