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Incredible,
Versatile

Cyclamen
                                                                                              Friller Salmon cyclamen from Syngenta Flowers

By Jeanne Svob, Seed Business Manager          temperate regions, it’s often used as a cool-  product forms and breeders represented by
                                               season bedding plant.                          each vendor.
Traditionally a premium gift plant, cyclamen
is truly one of the most versatile potted      While cyclamen is a long crop from seed,       If you’re looking for fragrant flowers, or to
plants. From micro to mini to intermediate     Griffin can help you cut weeks or even         offer plants for outdoor use, start with mini
to standard, there’s a cyclamen for virtually  months off the finish time. Our young-plant    and intermediate types. These segments
every container size—and for just about        network includes a lineup of reputable         are most likely to be scented and tend to
every use! While cyclamen is an elegant        vendors who can supply plugs and liners,       deliver the best weather tolerance.
and long-lasting gift plant on its own, this   enabling you to offer quality cyclamen
crop can also be a colorful addition to        for any use or occasion. Check the digital     Marvelous minis
Euro baskets and dish gardens. Cyclamen        edition of this Gazette for information about  Choose miniature cyclamen for 2½- to
adds color to indoor plantscapes. And in       our cyclamen producers, including the          4-inch pots. Here are some outstanding

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