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8 great plants to give as gifts

By: Networx Systems on Dec. 21, 2011, 2:47 p.m.
pink cyclamen

Photo: liz west/flickr

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Cyclamen

Cyclamen thrive and bloom in cool weather. I see them more and more often here in Southern California as a winter flower. They also make good house plants. They are comparatively short plants and their flowers are quite unusual.