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African Violet
Saintpaulia ionantha


Excellent flowering plant for the home; fuzzy leaves with long petioles; flowers borne above the foliage; singles and doubles available.

Plant Form or Habit: spreading

Plant Use: permanent color pot plant

Exposure: low

Flower Color: variable

Blooming Period: spring summer fall winter

Height: 10 inches

Width: 18 inches

Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: low

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Anyone can grow African violets; keep slightly damp; avoid water touching the foliage; remove faded flowers immediately.


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