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PlantFiles: African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Park Avenue Blue'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Park Avenue Blue
Hybridized by Sorano; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2003

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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:
Dark Blue
White/Near White

Flower Characteristics:

Leaf Shape/Type:

Leaf Texture:
Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:
White/Cream variegated

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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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral gessiegail On Aug 24, 2007, gessiegail from Taft, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Park Avenue Blue (9181) 02/03/2003 (Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses/Sorano) Single-semidouble white pansy/dark blue patches. Variegated medium green and cream, quilted. Standard

Positive aprilwillis On Jul 19, 2006, aprilwillis from Missouri City, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

Single white /dark blue patch flowers w/ medium green and cream variegated foliage. Very dramatic.


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

Ellerbe, North Carolina
Missouri City, Texas

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