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PlantFiles: African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Rob's Argyle Socks'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Rob's Argyle Socks
Hybridized by R. Robinson; Year of Registration or Introduction: 05/31/1999

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under 6 in. (15 cm)

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue

Flower Characteristics:

Leaf Shape/Type:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture:
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Leaf Color:
Red Back (or red reverse)
Crown variegation (Champion)
Tan/Gold variegated
Pink variegated

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

May be propagated by cuttings (leaf, sucker, or bloom stalk)

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

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1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral gessiegail On Aug 22, 2007, gessiegail from Taft, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Rob's Argyle Socks (8808) 05/31/1999 (R. Robinson) Double pink star/blue fantasy. Crown variegated green, pink, beige and tan/red back. Semiminiature


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

San Antonio, Texas

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