A picture of a African violet

African violet

Saintpaulia 'Fancy Pants'

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

15cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

African violet Overview

This perennial produces medium green leaves and single. rosette-shaped, white flowers with frilled, purple edges.

Common problems with African violet

How to propagate African violet

Cuttings

In the summer, take leaf cuttings rooted in water or stuck in a layer of pebbles on top of a moist sand and peat mixture.

Layering

Other uses of African violet

Grown for their showy flowers.