AFRICAN VIOLET OR SAINTPAULIA (plant-generic)
  • AFRICAN VIOLET OR SAINTPAULIA (plant-generic)
  • AFRICAN VIOLET OR SAINTPAULIA (plant-generic)
  • AFRICAN VIOLET OR SAINTPAULIA (plant-generic)
  • AFRICAN VIOLET OR SAINTPAULIA (plant-generic)
  • AFRICAN VIOLET OR SAINTPAULIA (plant-generic)

AFRICAN VIOLET SAINTPAULIA - info

SAINTPAULIA = AFRICAN VIOLET

Colorful, generous, simple, graceful, and economical: these are the adjectives that define this small seedling flourished, that can fit on a side table, above the television, or in the kitchen next to the window.

It is available in many different colors, from white, to purple, to pink, to blue. Some species have flowers of two colors.

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Quantity

The Saintpaulia marketed were produced and improved from three cultivars:

-Inova Spectra-Color®

-Inova Chimera®

-the variety hanging Inova Taita®.

These species are appreciated for the amount of flowers for their durability.

Your African Violet is native of the mountains of Tanzania.

Thanks to centuries of evolution, and to a long process of hybridization and its flowers are present today and the colourful and always fresh in our homes .

When the largest leaves and old become bad do not dispose of it absolutely, because of her generosity, it will start again after a short in its flowering.

Data sheet

Light
A lot of light. No direct sun.
Recommended temperature
Greater than 15 °C
Watering
Wait until the ground is dry. To make sure scrape and probe with your fingers a couple of centimetres below the surface of the ground.
Season of Availability on the market - in Bloom with forced cultivation
Throughout the year
Name
The name derives from the barons von Saint Paul-Illaire, because the son sent the father of the seeds that sowed in Germany.
Origin
It was discovered in 1892 and originates from Tanzania.
Habitat
It grows well in the mountains of Usambara (Tanzania) at various altitudes.
Various
Avoid wetting leaves and flowers that can stain and rot
It has no relationship with the Violets, but they resemble: hence the name Violet, which commonly is called.