African Violets

Scientific name: Saintpaulia species

Description: Small plants with velvety leaves in spreading rosettes often with red undersides or stems. Single or double blossoms occur in many hues of blue, pink, and white.

Light: Indirect sunlight or partial shade

Temperature: Average to warm, minimum night temperature of 65-75 F

Methods of propagation: Leaf cuttings

Comment: African violets do very well under fluorescent lights.

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