8 thoughts on “ African Violet

  1. Violets (Viola)—though unrelated to African violets—are one of the February birth flowers, so a potted African violet can make a bright gift for a February birthday. African violets originally come from Tanzania, in East Africa. Find out more about these dainty flowers here. The violet symbolizes loyalty, devotion, and faithfulness.
  2. African Violet Care: Basic Summary Light: Moderate to bright, indirect, indoor light. Watering: Keep soil moist to dry, and allow soil around roots to dry out before watering to encourage coiprofalstorcoden.congsupkewatalotoubudhclubarsabooks.co from the bottom with room temperature water by placing the plastic grower's pot in water, and allowing the plant to absorb the water (not more than 30 minutes).
  3. African violets should be grown single-crowned. Most African violets look best with no more than 5 rows of leaves. Potting. Repot all plants every months. Most standard African violets, grown as a houseplant, will require a ″ pot at maturity. For minis and semiminis, us a .
  4. We hybridize many of our own plants–are famous for our ‘Rob’s’ and ‘Ma’s’ series of African violets, and our ‘Bristol’s’ series of gesneriads (African violet relatives). We grow our plants in a renovated barn, circa , with an attached glasshouse and other buildings. .
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  6. African Violet (Saintpaulia) plants are a popular species of houseplant, native to East Africa. Known for their striking resemblance to violets, African Violets have become a household favorite due to their resilience and easiness to grow. Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned grower, African Violets are a joy to work with and look at.
  7. Paul Sorano appeared in a segment on the Martha Stewart Show on Tuesday, February 7, , representing Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses. They discussed the various types of African violets, how to repot a plant with a neck, and how to propagate from leaves. Watch a YouTube video of the segment.
  8. The African Violet Society of America (AVSA) welcomes you! AVSA is the connecting place for people around the globe whose common interest is one amazing plant - the African violet. This fascinating plant, hailed as “America’s Favorite Houseplant,” provides color and beauty in the home all year long.

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