The Mountains House continues to display a feast of autumnal interest, including Cyclamen rohlfsianum.
One of 23 species of Cyclamen, C. rohlfsianum occurs on coastal plains and the mountains of northern Libya at altitudes up to 450m. It has a flattened, corky tuber, and the upper surface of the foliage is a glossy green with toothed margins, and distinct silver-grey markings, while the underside is a maroon-red. Flowering from September to November, the pink, delicately scented flowers have five reflexed corolla lobes which twist 180°, and which have a deeper pink base. In the wild C. rohlfsianum grows on limestone amongst rocks and crevices in scrub and woodland. This is a frost-tender species, so requires winter protection in the United Kingdom.