African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Blue Dragon'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Dragon
Hybridized by P. Sorano
Registered or introduced: 12/17/2005
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Size/Type:

Large Standard

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:

Light Blue

Purple

Flower Characteristics:

Double

Leaf Shape/Type:

Ovate

Round

Quilted

Scalloped

Leaf Texture:

Velvet

Leaf Color:

Red Back (or red reverse)

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

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:

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Capistrano Beach, California

Fallbrook, California

Vero Beach, Florida

Indianapolis, Indiana

Hilton, New York

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Aug 25, 2007, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Blue Dragon (9516) 12/17/2005 (Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses/P. Sorano) Double light blue large frilled star/raspberry edge. Dark green, plain/red back. Large