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African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Crimson Ice'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Crimson Ice
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Size/Type:

Standard

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

White/Near White

Flower Characteristics:

Single

Semi-double

Pansy

Bicolor

Leaf Shape/Type:

Ovate

Leaf Texture:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Dark

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)

Regional

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

Ellerbe, North Carolina

Charlottesville, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Aug 30, 2007, critterologist from Frederick, MD (Zone 6b) wrote:

I compiled this description from several vendor sources, as this AV isn't registered.

Crimson Ice (probably Sorano, although some sources say Lyons). White pansy with striking crimson thumbprint marking, single to semidouble blooms. Tailored, dark green, ovate foliage. Standard.