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Cyclamen coum subsp. coum f. coum Pewter Group (Cyclamen Pewter Group)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.1m
Max height
0.1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Cyclamen coum subsp. coum f. coum Pewter Group

Other names

Cyclamen Pewter Group, Cyclamen coum 'Pewter', Cyclamen coum Pewter Group

Genus

Cyclamen Cyclamen

Variety or Cultivar

Pewter Group _ Pewter Group are compact, clump-forming, tuberous, deciduous perennials with kidney-shaped, silvery, dark green leaves and, from early winter to early spring, slender, upright stems bearing flowers in shades of pink, purple, red, and white.


Cyclamen coum subsp. coum f. coum Pewter Group is: Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers may be fragrant.

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White, Purple, Pink, Red in Spring; Red, White, Purple, Pink in Winter

Foliage

Green, Silvery-grey in Spring; Silvery-grey, Green in Autumn; Silvery-grey, Green in Winter

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mice , Squirrels , Vine weevil Mice , Squirrels , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.

Propagation

Soak seed for 10 hours prior to sowing. Sow in darkness with gentle heat.

Propagation methods

Seed


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Where to grow

Cyclamen coum subsp. coum f. coum Pewter Group (Cyclamen Pewter Group) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Rock, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil in partial shade. Avoid wet conditions in summer. Mulch when the leaves die down.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Cyclamen coum subsp. coum f. coum Pewter Group

Other names

Cyclamen Pewter Group, Cyclamen coum 'Pewter', Cyclamen coum Pewter Group

Genus

Cyclamen Cyclamen

Variety or Cultivar

Pewter Group _ Pewter Group are compact, clump-forming, tuberous, deciduous perennials with kidney-shaped, silvery, dark green leaves and, from early winter to early spring, slender, upright stems bearing flowers in shades of pink, purple, red, and white.

Native to

Garden origin

Foliage

Deciduous

Fragrance

Flowers may be fragrant.

Habit

Cushion or Mound Forming, Compact

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White, Purple, Pink, Red in Spring; Red, White, Purple, Pink in Winter

Foliage

Green, Silvery-grey in Spring; Silvery-grey, Green in Autumn; Silvery-grey, Green in Winter


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Mice , Squirrels , Vine weevil

Diseases

Generally disease free.

General care

Pruning

Deadhead regularly to prolong flowering.

Propagation

Soak seed for 10 hours prior to sowing. Sow in darkness with gentle heat.

Propagation methods

Seed


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Cyclamen coum subsp. coum f. coum Pewter Group (Cyclamen Pewter Group) will reach a height of 0.1m and a spread of 0.1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Containers, Rock, Underplanting, Woodland

Cultivation

Grow in moderately fertile, humus-rich, well-drained soil in partial shade. Avoid wet conditions in summer. Mulch when the leaves die down.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

Defra's Risk register #1

Plant name

Cyclamen coum subsp. coum f. coum Pewter Group (Cyclamen Pewter Group)

Common pest name

Omnivorous leafroller

Scientific pest name

Platynota stultana

Type

Insect

Current status in UK

Absent

Likelihood to spread to UK (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

4

Impact (1 is very low - 5 is very high)

3

General biosecurity comments

Polyphagous pest which could be potentially damaging to a range of crops if introduced to the UK. Awareness raising amongst the industry is needed. Also need to monitor developments in Spain where the pest is already present and consider whether EU regulation is warranted.

About this section

Our plants are under greater threat than ever before. There is increasing movement of plants and other material traded from an increasing variety of sources. This increases the chances of exotic pests arriving with imported goods and travellers, as well as by natural means. Shoot is working with Defra to help members to do their part in preventing the introduction and spread of invasive risks.

Traveling or importing plants? Please read "Don't risk it" advice here

Suspected outbreak? Click here for contact details to report to the relevant authority.

Date updated: 7th March 2019 For more information visit: https://planthealthportal.defra.gov.uk/

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