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African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Pow Wow'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Pow Wow
Additional cultivar information:(aka Powwow)
Hybridized by K. Stork
Registered or introduced: 06/15/1992
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Size/Type:

Standard

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:

Red

Flower Characteristics:

Semi-double

Pansy

Leaf Shape/Type:

Ovate

Pointed

Plain

Leaf Texture:

Hairy/fuzzy

Velvet

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:

Capistrano Beach, California

Fallbrook, California

Arvada, Colorado

Dunedin, Florida

Vero Beach, Florida

Indianapolis, Indiana

Ellerbe, North Carolina

Maryville, Tennessee

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 5, 2011, leisure500 from Indianapolis, IN wrote:

When I was making my first online order for violets in 2007, I ran across a photo of Pow Wow.

At the time, I was looking for a violet with variegated foliage, and one of Lyndon Lyon's offerings, ... Private Dancer, ... seemed like what I was looking for.

But I do significant research on the plants I purchase (most of the time), and I wanted to see a photo of the whole plant, rather than just the blossom and a leaf which Lyon showed in their online catalog.

So I did a photo search for Private Dancer across the Internet, ... and came up with (3) possible photos. Of the (3), only (2) exhibited the violet-blue blossoms Lyons showed for Private Dancer. The other plant, though it was nicely variegated, ... had deep red blossoms. In its own way, ...... read more

Neutral

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

Powwow (7708) 06/15/1992 (K. Stork) Semidouble red pansy. Variegated green and cream, plain. Standard