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Cyclamen purpurascens 'Picco Rosso'

Cyclamen Purpurascens ‘Picco Rosso’

Leaves have a green central hastate pattern, surrounded by a strong pink flush with pink veins extending into a mint green margin; flowers pink, typical of the species; selected by Jan Bravenboer of Green Ice Nursery (now closed) in the Netherlands and named by him after a 60.5 % proof liqueur, Picco Rosso (rosso is the Italian word for red) made by Sr. Foletto, pharmacist in Pieve on the Lago di Ledro in Italy.