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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

These photos are from real gardens by real gardeners! Just click on one to start exploring in slideshow format, or you can browse 16 at a time.

  • 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

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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

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

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

Streptocarpus update No2

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Spring is here and all the plants are rushing up to grow and flower and all the seeds are sprouting, that include the weeds....

7 comments

tanny

4 May, 2010
Tanny

Recycle old china cups

I have been given old china on clearing relatives house. Did not want to give to charity or landfill. And they are very old...

4 comments

Scotkat

27 Apr, 2010
Scotkat

Mike C's Blog (24) Where has the sun gone

Hello everyone, Where oh where has the sun gone... We haven't seen the sun here for just about two weeks now. I think it's...

14 comments

MikeC

11 Jun, 2009
Mikec

Propagating, Propagating, Propagating!

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I can't stand to throw plant material away, I'm always propagating, propagating, propagating! If you could see my balcony,...

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balcony

18 Apr, 2009
Balcony

Plant shelves

Plantshelves

I know I should have taken pictures of the progress as I went and I can say I accidently deleted them but either way I end...

6 comments

kmccue07

3 Aug, 2009
Kmccue07

Mimosa

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Mimosa is a cocktail that is 2 parts orange juice and 1 part champaign or sparkling wine. hmmmm... sounds like it might be...

6 comments

kmccue07

12 Aug, 2009
Kmccue07

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