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PlantFiles: African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Pink Obsession'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Pink Obsession
Hybridized by S. Sorano; Year of Registration or Introduction: 03/02/1990

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Large Standard

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink

Flower Characteristics:

Leaf Shape/Type:

Leaf Texture:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
Unknown - Tell us

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)


1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral gessiegail On Aug 24, 2007, gessiegail from Taft, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Pink Obsession (7321) 03/02/1990 (S. Sorano) Semidouble light pink star. Variegated, plain, pointed. Large

Positive MotherNature4 On Apr 2, 2006, MotherNature4 from Bartow, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

My friend R. Hilton owns this lovely plant. It has very dark green succulent, fuzzy leaves that are bordered in white with pink tinges. A real award winner.

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