Common names: cyclamen 

Description: Blooms have five petals and sweep up to resemble butterflies in this popular blooming plant. Heart-shaped, dark green foliage has silvery markings. Flowers are available in white, red, lavender and pink shades; they may be bicolored with a darker center circle. Individual flowers last 10 days to two weeks. Plants last about three weeks.

Special Care: Keep soil fairly moist, but don’t allow plants to stand in water. Remove old leaves and blossoms. Provide bright, indirect light.

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