African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Optimara Isabelle'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Optimara Isabelle
Additional cultivar information:(Southern Belle Series)
Registered or introduced: 2006
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Size/Type:

Standard

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Bloom Color:

Pink

Flower Characteristics:

Bell

Leaf Shape/Type:

Ovate

Serrated

Leaf Texture:

Velvet

Leaf Color:

Red Back (or red reverse)

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Suitable for growing in containers

Patent Information:

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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:

Daytona Beach, Florida

Palm Bay, Florida

Kennesaw, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Aug 26, 2007, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

Series: Southern Belle Series Bloom Type: Bell Shape Bloom Color: Pink Leaf Type: Ovate serrated Leaf Color: Medium green Year Introduced: 2006

Positive

On Apr 17, 2007, plantladylin from South Daytona, FL (Zone 9b) wrote:

Optimara 'Isabelle' of the Southern Belle Series of African Violets. I received this plant in a trade and love the delicate pink color of the bell flowers. It blooms frequently, a lovely plant to go along with my Optimara 'Annabelle'.