A picture of a African violet

African violet

Saintpaulia ionantha 'Garden News'

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

African violet Overview

This perennial produces light green leaves with double, rosette-shaped, white flowers, sometimes tinged light purple.

Common problems with African violet

How to propagate African violet

Cuttings

By seeds or from leaf cuttings rooted in water.

Seed

Other uses of African violet

Grown for their showy flowers.