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PlantFiles: African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Ice Queen'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Ice Queen
Hybridized by S. Sorano; Year of Registration or Introduction: 06/09/1995

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3 members have or want this plant for trade.

Large Standard

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Flower Characteristics:
Ruffled (frilled or wavy)

Leaf Shape/Type:

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

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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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Snowrose On Aug 23, 2007, Snowrose from Frederick, MD (Zone 6b) wrote:

Ice Queen (8192) 06/09/1995 (S. Sorano) Single white sticktite ruffled star. Dark green, plain, ovate/red back. Large

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

Single white sticktite ruffled star bloom. Dark green, plain, ovate/red back leaves. Large type.


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

Mount Gilead, Ohio

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