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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 10b
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 inches
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Other: White with heavy purple spotting and narrow yellow stripe down the center of the tube.
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Summer
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Wildlife Attractant: Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Gloxinia

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Location: Tampa, FL
Date: 2007-02-24
Tampa African Violet Show
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