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African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Elise'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Elise
Hybridized by M. Tremblay
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Size/Type:

Large Standard

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:

Pink

Flower Characteristics:

Single

Semi-double

Edged

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:

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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)

Gardeners' Notes:

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neutral
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RatingContent
Positive

On Feb 12, 2008, Marchela from Denville, NJ wrote:

Beautiful large glossy flowers. Purchased from Bloomlovers.

Neutral

On Aug 26, 2007, mystic from Ewing, KY (Zone 6a) wrote:

Information from Bloomlovers. com
Single semi-double pink/coral blossom with white outline. Large standard.