PlantsCape Primroses→African Violet (Streptocarpus 'Rob's Vanilla Trail')

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Streptocarpus Accepted
Saintpaulia Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 6 inches
Plant Spread: 8 inches trailing
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Other: Will bloom continually if given 12 hours of daily light.
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 70-75 degrees F
Will not come true from seed
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Prefers to be under-potted


Photo gallery:
Location: My trailing african violet collectionDate: 2019-10-22Lots of soft pink double flowers
By tabbycat
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Plant Events from our members
tabbycat On March 28, 2020 Transplanted
Wick, wick soil & insecticide. Roots were peeping out bottom in wick pot.
tabbycat On January 1, 2020 Plant emerged
I have about 7 babies
tabbycat On October 10, 2019 Potted up
tabbycat On August 31, 2019 Cuttings stuck
Cut leaves
tabbycat On August 30, 2019 Obtained plant
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