African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Ness' Crinkle Blue'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Ness' Crinkle Blue
Hybridized by Ness
Registered or introduced: 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)

Regional

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

Boinville-en-mantois, Idaho

Ellerbe, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

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

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.