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PlantFiles: 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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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Large Standard

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

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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

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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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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

Beautiful large glossy flowers. Purchased from Bloomlovers.

Neutral mystic 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.

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