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PlantFiles: African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Kosmicheskaia Legenda 2'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Kosmicheskaia Legenda 2
Hybridized by Evgeniy Arkhipov; Year of Registration or Introduction: 12/05/2005

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6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

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This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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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
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral av_ocd_girl On Aug 10, 2008, av_ocd_girl from Ellerbe, NC (Zone 8a) wrote:

Name translates into "Cosmic Legend"

Neutral jannich On Aug 22, 2007, jannich from Andalusia, AL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Kosmicheskaia Legenda-2 (9499) 12/05/2005 (E. Arkhipov) Single-semidouble bright purple star/hot coral and variable white fantasy. Medium green, pointed. Standard

Positive begoniacrazii On Oct 9, 2006, begoniacrazii from Northern California, CA (Zone 9a) wrote:

African Violet 'Kosmicheskaia Legenda 2' ,Saintpaulia ionantha Hybridized by Evgeniy Arkhipov. Single to semi double purple petal with fantasy splashes of deep purple, lavender to white. A robust growing violet with medium green leaves. This hybrid is a standard but remains on the small side.


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

Ellerbe, North Carolina

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