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Cyclamen hederifolium 'Silver Shield'

Basil Smith’s original selection

Cyclamen hederifolium subsp. crassifolium ‘Silver Shield’

Seven angled leaves of deep green with a striking pewter or paler green shield pattern in the centre; flowers pink.

Raised from seedlings by Basil Smith from a plant collected by Dave Hoskins near Epirus in Greece which were crossed with a similar looking plant from an unnamed nursery.