Cyclamen ‘Sierra Scarlet’ (Sierra Series) – Fantastic colors


Cyclamen are tuberous perennials with rounded, sometimes angular, leaves which are often attractively mottled. The nodding, characteristically shaped flowers have 5 reflexed and twisted petals, often with dark markings at the base

‘Sierra Scarlet’ is a tuberous plant to 30cm tall, with rounded, marbled leaves and deep crimson flowers marked with maroon around the mouth

Common Name: cyclamen ‘Sierra Scarlet’
Family: Primulaceae
Color flower: Dark Red in Winter
Hardiness: old H1 (requires heated greenhouse/indoors)
Color foliage: Green and Grey/Silver in
Height: 0.1-0.5 metres
Habit: Bushy
Habit: Mice and squirrels may be a problem
Pruning: No pruning required
Spreadid: North-facing
Time to ultimate height: 1 year
Exposure: Grow indoors or under glass in containers of loam-based compost with the tops of the tubers just above the soil surface. Maintain bright filtered light with moderate humidity and a minimum winter temperature of 13 to 16 °C. Avoid draughts and hot dry air. When in growth water moderately and apply a low nitrogen liquid fertiliser fortnightly. Reduce water after flowering and keep dry when dormant
Garden characteristics: Patio/Container Plants