African Violet

African Violet

African Violet

African Violets are beautiful re-blooming house plants that are great for beginners. While many may call violets fussy, if you know their proper care, these plants can easily flourish and bloom.

Requirements:

Water: Violets can be tricky to water. They don’t like their leaves to get wet, so it is recommended to place them in a saucer of water and allow them to soak up the water from below. The plant should be kept evenly moist, but not soaking wet or in standing water.

Light: Bright indirect light.

Soil: Any variety that is well draining.

These timeless plants offer such a large variety that there are many people who collect these plants by the dozens. Below are just some of the characteristics that can be found in these plants.

Characteristics:

Semi double bloom (above)

Single unique color

Frilled bloom with two colors

Frilled bloom with speckles

Double bloom single color

Double bloom with frilled edges

And many, many more.

 

  • GROWTH RATE Moderate

Partial Shade

EXPOSURE

heavy

WATER