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African violet (African violet)

I love these little flowers, this was a cutting from one my son bought my mother when he was 6 (he's 27 now!!!) she has taken cuttings over the years from the original one. Very easy to propagate just break of a leaf and stick it in water, roots soon appear!!



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This is a pretty colour

7 Nov, 2008

 

I was going2buy 1 of these months ago from B&Qs & it z on Label2 Discared when finished flowering ?So i thought i wont buy 1 of those if it dont last long ,I wonder why it z that ? Its was so very Pretty Just like the 1 in your Pic SK :)

7 Nov, 2008

 

Beautiful blue.
Lovely story about the origins of your plant :o)

7 Nov, 2008

 

don't know why they say that, my mother has had various african violets over the years and all flowered for her non stop!

7 Nov, 2008

 

lovely plant, colour is great

7 Nov, 2008

 

Im plez uv posted this Lovely pic SK as iv learnt they live Longer :) Thank U x

7 Nov, 2008

 

Well, I thought the same as Jacque so maybe I'll try one again sometime...

8 Nov, 2008

 

Very pretty, I have trouble with these too, mine looks really healthy but has no flowers :o( maybe you could ask your Mum her secret with these Sk?

8 Nov, 2008

 

do you feed it? i feed mine from spring to the end of summer with baby bio only water when dry try not to get water on the leaves they hate it. my mums are on an east facing windowsill so are mine. i think she waters hers from the bottom.

9 Nov, 2008

 

Ah, east facing windowsill, Lori mentioned that too. No I haven't fed it but will get some Baby Bio for it, I have it stood on pebbles which I keep damp.

9 Nov, 2008



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