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Latest photos of african violets

  • Pink and White African Violet (Saintpaulia)
    Gillian
  • Variegated African Violet (Saintpaulia)
    Gillian
  •  African Violet
    Alexandramou
  • African Violet
    Alexandramou

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We have 47 photos of african violets

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  • Mini Double Close Up (Saintpaulia ionantha)
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  • Nice Blue Blooms Still
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  • Another African Violet picture :)
    Gillian
  • Mini still blooming away (Saintpaulia ionantha)
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  • AV Bloom (Saintpaulia ionantha)
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    Lincslass
  • New Variegated african violet (Saintpaulia ionantha)
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  • Little Pink AV
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Gardeners' thoughts

Success with African Violets

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African violets are one of those plants that give, give and give. They come in a myriad of colors and styles, are virtually...

13 comments

bathgate

8 Feb, 2015
Bathgate

My African Violets are thriving on the north west facing

window sill in my kitchen. I tried other places around my flat without success last year. Its not always a good idea to...

6 comments

dianebulley

25 Sep, 2015
Dianebulley

Space violets

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I just bought the largest African violet I ever saw. After I got it home I read the tag and found out why it was so huge....

6 comments

violeteyes

27 Feb, 2013
Violeteyes

What wont grow here. Super esoteric,provincial blog notes.

Of almost no use to anybody on the planet- or outside the bay area...some plants I have tried that I cant get to grow outdoors. Stromanthe...

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stan510

9 Jun, 2015
Stan510

plants in my house

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I was bought a schlumbergia many years by a young man who was 'in my care' and it is still going strong in a number of pots....

16 comments

seaburngirl

1 Dec, 2009
Seaburngirl

Some of my houseplants

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Some of my houseplants If I post a few photos of some of my houseplants perhaps others might be encouraged to do the same! 'Blood...

5 comments

balcony

15 Jun, 2014
Balcony

New GoYpedia page!!!

We have yet another GoYpedia category...."African Violets"......this is a lovely plant loved by many. If you have a plant...

19 comments

amblealice

18 Jan, 2010
Amblealice

Streptocarpus update....

I have just received the latest newsletter from the British Streptocarpus Society. They always include photos of the hybrid...

10 comments

amblealice

30 Jan, 2010
Amblealice

Mini AFs in kitchen window

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Mini AFs in kitchen window At the beginning of April 2013 I received some tiny pots of mini African Violets from a man on...

15 comments

balcony

2 Dec, 2013
Balcony

Stressed!!

One of my neighbors is a traveler and is gone for weeks at a time in his motor home to different parts of the country. We...

16 comments

GardenGnome

16 Mar, 2010
Gardengnome

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