African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Optimara Little Cheyenne'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Optimara Little Cheyenne
Additional cultivar information:(aka Optimara Little Cheyenne Girl)
Hybridized by Holtkamp
Registered or introduced: 07/06/93
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Size/Type:

Semi-miniature

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Bloom Color:

Medium Blue

White/Near White

Flower Characteristics:

Semi-double

Leaf Shape/Type:

Ovate

Serrated

Leaf Texture:

Glossy/shiny

Hairy/fuzzy

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

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)

Regional

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

Ellerbe, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Aug 22, 2007, jannich from Andalusia, AL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Little Cheyenne Girl (7916) 07/06/93 (Holtkamp) Semidouble blue and white/blue center. Light green, ovate, glossy, hairy, serrated. Semiminiature

Positive

On Feb 27, 2007, Plantcrazii from Dallas, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

This plant is from the Little Indian series. It is a 2-inch pot miniature. It has a semi-double, bi-color, white and blue center bloom. The leaves are ovate, serrated, medium green.