African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Optimara Little Diamond'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Optimara Little Diamond
Hybridized by Holtkamp
Registered or introduced: 11/19/1988
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Size/Type:

Miniature

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Flower Characteristics:

Semi-double

Leaf Shape/Type:

Ovate

Pointed

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 23, 2007, jannich from Andalusia, AL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Optimara Little Diamond (6949) 11/19/1988 (Holtkamp) Semidouble white/variable blue center. Medium green, ovate, pointed, hairy, glossy, serrated. Miniature

Positive

On Mar 4, 2007, Plantcrazii from Dallas, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

Semidouble white with variable blue center. Medium green, ovate, pointed, hairy, glossy, serrated leaves. Miniature