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trailing african violet

trailing african violet (Saintpaulia ionantha)

double the size of last year. Some little buds are forming, I expect a good flowering in about a month. This is march 08.

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I've never seen one of these. Anxious to see the blooms.

7 Apr, 2008


Greenthumb can u tell me if its true Once African Violets finish flowering u have 2 dipose of them as theyr no longer any good? I Read a Label on a Fantastic coloured African Violet that i was going2buy from B&Qs but the Label z2dispose of after flowering ends:(

7 Apr, 2008


Jacque I have had african violets for years that bloomed over and over . The only thing that ever does them in is a good dose of neglect from me!! As long as they are watered properly and have the right light exposure and an occasional treat of fertilizer, the will go in and out of their dormant times very nicely on their own.

7 Apr, 2008


most have little offshoots that you can pop off and root and make more. Once you get going, you're overwhelmed. non-trailing varieties flower better if the off shoots are removed as well.

9 Apr, 2008


I lost all the african violet plants I posted on this sight. I am starting all over again.

1 Sep, 2010


They do come and go. All of mine are looking straggly at the moment. Need some divisions and new starts as well. This one became a monster, almost more than I can handle. I hope you find some nice new ones, so many out there!

1 Sep, 2010

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