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PlantFiles: African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Optimara Dali'

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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:
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:

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

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

Positive Plantcrazii 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.

Regional...

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

Ellerbe, North Carolina



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