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African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Optimara Tradition'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Optimara Tradition
Hybridized by Holtkamp
Registered or introduced: 12/14/1995
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Size/Type:

Standard

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:

Pink

Flower Characteristics:

Single

Leaf Shape/Type:

Pointed

Serrated

Leaf Texture:

Unknown - Tell us

Leaf Color:

Red Back (or red reverse)

White/Cream variegated

Pink 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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

On Aug 24, 2007, jannich from Andalusia, AL (Zone 8b) wrote:

OPTIMARA TRADITION (Holtkamp) 8337 - Single bright pink, darker eye. Variegated green and cream, variable pink, pointed, serrated foliage. with red reverse.Standard