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African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Bloomlovers's Clown'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Bloomlovers's Clown
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Size/Type:

Semi-miniature

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Bloom Color:

Purple

Flower Characteristics:

Double

Ruffled (frilled or wavy)

Leaf Shape/Type:

Spooned

Quilted

Leaf Texture:

Glossy/shiny

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)

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

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

Information from Bloomlovers. com
Double frilly purple blossoms with variable fantasy marks along petal edges finished off with variable green edges over dark green, quilted/red back symmetrical lightly spooned foliage. Semiminiature.