Cyclamen africanum is part of the Primulaceae family of plants. It is a tuberous perennial. They also call it Large-leaved Cyclamen or African Cyclamen. It is native to Algeria and Tunisia. Cyclamen africanum is not frost hardy. The leaves and the flowers grow from the tubers. Cyclamen africanum flowers in late summer or early autumn.
The tubers grow roots from both the top and bottom. Cyclamen africanum leaves are heart-shaped. They are bright green and have pale-green marks. The flowers are pink with upside-down petals. The mouths are darker pinkish-purple. Cyclamen africanum usually flowers before the leaves grow.
How to grow Cyclamen africanum:
Grow Cyclamen africanum in partial shade. Plant it in moist, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. Protect Cyclamen africanum from frost or grow it in pots indoors. Propagate from seed or stem or root cuttings.