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PlantFiles: African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Ness' Crinkle Blue'

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Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Ness' Crinkle Blue
Hybridized by Ness; Year of Registration or Introduction: 01/19/1995

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Size/Type:
Semi-miniature

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)

Bloom Color:
Dark Blue

Flower Characteristics:
Double
Star
Edged

Leaf Shape/Type:
Quilted
Serrated

Leaf Texture:
Unknown - Tell us

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:
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)

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral jannich On Aug 24, 2007, jannich from Andalusia, AL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Ness' Crinkle Blue (8136) 01/19/1995 (D. Ness) Double dark blue star/thin white edge. Dark green, quilted, serrated/red back. Semiminiature

Positive gessiegail On Aug 6, 2007, gessiegail from Taft, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

'Ness's Blue Crinkle' is one little dynamo. Double dark blue star/thin white edge. Dark green quilted, serrated/red back.
The bloom is so special you always grow one.

Regional...

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

Boinville-en-mantois, Idaho
Ellerbe, North Carolina



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