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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
Registered or introduced: 2003
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Size/Type:

Standard

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:

Dark Blue

White/Near White

Flower Characteristics:

Single

Semi-double

Pansy

Leaf Shape/Type:

Quilted

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

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

Missouri City, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

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

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.