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
Registered or introduced: 05/31/1999
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Size/Type:

Semi-miniature

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Bloom Color:

Pink

Medium Blue

Flower Characteristics:

Double

Star

Fantasy

Leaf Shape/Type:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Texture:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Red Back (or red reverse)

Crown variegation (Champion)

Tan/Gold variegated

Pink variegated

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

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Propagation:

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)

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Regional

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

San Antonio, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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