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New African Violet (Saintpaulia ionantha)

I like the white edge to this purple, it was just wanting to come home with me. :-)



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Do you use grow lights at this time of year?...it is very pretty.

13 Nov, 2008

 

I dont blame you its very lovely with its icy tips!, I have pinky mauve on e in my conservatory.

13 Nov, 2008

 

I use a grow light year round. My little greenhouse cabin. :-) I was out on the look for a striking christmas cactus but the violet got me instead. This east window can overwinter plants without a light, but the south can only keep shade lovers, (my fuschias are very happy there). The others aren't quite enough.

13 Nov, 2008

 

Love the white edges too. The edges really set off the color. There is always room for one more :)

15 Nov, 2008

 

The blue is quite startling and all the more beautiful for being set against the icy edging and soft green leaves.

15 Nov, 2008

 

I had to, the size is always a I can fit this, until four or five years later. :-)

16 Nov, 2008

 

That is a lovely colour, like the ones with white edges.

1 Jan, 2009

 

Thanks, I can't wait for spring to start thinigs up again.

1 Jan, 2009

 

GT you have lovely violets how many do you have

21 Jan, 2010

 

Thank you Rkalyan. I've currently just six varieties, also some babies I've since propagated from them. I haven't labeled so I seldom know who's who until the spring blooms. They've had a rough year this year, so I hope to see these good results next spring again. I've an addiction, I'm building new staging for the window, just to accomodate them.

23 Jan, 2010



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