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Primroses and cyclamen

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1. Use clay marbles in the bottom of your flower box to help drainage and get oxygen to the roots.

2. Fill the flower box up to 3/4 with draining soil.

3 & 4. Place structure plants (carex...), then the mini cyclamen, and last the foliage (ivy ...), cover with soil.

2 mini Metis® cyclamen Purple
1 Carex petrei « Bronze form »
1 Heuchera-hybrid « Purple petticoats »
2 Primrose acaule
1 multicoloured ivy «Glacier»

Tips to make the pleasure last:

Place in mid-shade

Shelter from rain and prevailing winds

Avoid water excess, keep the soil slightly moist

Cyclamen endure the first frosts without any problem (-2°C / 28°F)

Remove any damaged leaves or flowers by pinching gently

Fertilise regularly with fertilisers for flowering plants

Questions / Answers
Find the answers to all your questions in order to better care for your cyclamen.
  • Inside the house, are certain places to be preferred or avoided when choosing where to put my cyclamen?
  • How should I water my cyclamen?
  • Is it possible to keep a cyclamen potted from one year to the next?