Cyclamen – common autumn cyclamen with pretty, marbled heart-shaped leaves and upright fragrant . Generally flowering in September, October and November. Easy to grow cyclamen have a long period of interest before disappearing below ground over the summer. The flowers often appear well before the leaves, which form a pretty carpet after the flowers have gone. Usually planted in shade, but are equally happy in sun.? Plant corms with the rounded, usually smooth side down, shallowly, in humus-rich, fertile soil and are best planted with buds or flowers on. Keep on the dry side if kept indoors. plant out after finished flowering.