Cyclamen hederifolium

Persian Violet

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  • Dark to light pink to white flowers appear in September well into October
  • Dark to pale green leaves with patterns of whitish markings, appearing with or shortly after the flower
  • A good plant for dry shade
  • Will go summer dormant

Height: 3-6 in
Spread: 6-12 in

Zone: 6-9
Color: Pink, White

Characteristics & Attributes


  • Rock Garden
  • Great Foliage
  • Fall Color
  • Border or Bed
  • Low Maintenance
  • Naturalizing
  • Mass Planting
  • Drought Tolerant

Critter Resistance:

  • Deer Resistant


  • Shade/ Part Shade
  • Light/ Bright shade

Foliage Color:

  • Silver
  • Grey- Green
  • Variegated


  • Clump forming

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Fall
  • Summer

Soil Moisture:

  • Moist, Well-Drained
  • Average Water

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