African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Optimara Dali'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Optimara Dali
Hybridized by Holtkamp
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Size/Type:

Standard

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:

White/Near White

Flower Characteristics:

Single

Sticktite

Leaf Shape/Type:

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Leaf Texture:

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Leaf Color:

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Other details:

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Patent Information:

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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)

Foliage Color:

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Bloom Characteristics:

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Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Regional

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

Ellerbe, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

Optimara Dali (Holtkamp) Single white sticktite/dark purple patches. Medium green. Standard

Positive

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

This violet is from the Artist's Palette series. It is a 4-inch small standard and has a single, bi-color, purple and white bloom. The leaves are plain medium green. It is named for the Spanish surrealist painter, Salvador Dali.