Alpine cyclamen Cyclamen alpinum

alpine cyclamen


C. alpinum is a tuberous perennial, to 8cm in height, with rounded leaves, marbled with silver, produced in late winter and early spring. Fragrant flowers, 1.5cm in width, with propeller-like flowers in white and various shades of pink, appear at the same time

Plant Info
Common Problems

About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      alpine cyclamen

    • Common names

      Cyclamen trochopteranthum, Cyclamen coum subsp. alpinum

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Foliage type


    • Height

      Up to 10 cm

    • Spread

      0-0.1 metre

    • Hardiness zones


  • sunLight

    Partial Shade

  • scissorsPruning

    No pruning required

  • bambooSoil


  • pinSuitable locations

    • Hardiness zone

      Patio & Container Plants Mediterranean Climate Plants

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propagate by seed, sown in darkness as soon as ripe. Can be beneficial to soak seed for 10 hours prior to sowing

  • insectPests

    Prone to glasshouse red spider mite, vine weevil and cyclamen mite under glass

  • microbeDiseases

    Grey moulds may be a problem