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PlantFiles: 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; Year of Registration or Introduction: 12/17/2005

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Large Standard

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:
Light Blue

Flower Characteristics:

Leaf Shape/Type:

Leaf Texture:

Leaf Color:
Red Back (or red reverse)

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

Patent Information:
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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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Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral mystic 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


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

Capistrano Beach, California
Fallbrook, California
Vero Beach, Florida
Indianapolis, Indiana
Hilton, New York

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