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PlantFiles: African Violet
Saintpaulia 'Irish Flirt'

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Saintpaulia (saint-PAWL-ee-a) (Info)
Cultivar: Irish Flirt
Hybridized by S. Sorano; Year of Registration or Introduction: 11/07/1991

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11 members have or want this plant for trade.


under 6 in. (15 cm)

Bloom Color:

Flower Characteristics:
Ruffled (frilled or wavy)

Leaf Shape/Type:

Leaf Texture:
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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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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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No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral RDT On Jul 9, 2006, RDT from Crossville, TN (Zone 6b) wrote:

(7577) 11/07/1991 (S. Sorano) Double bright green and white frilled star. Medium green, wavy. Semiminiature


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

Dunedin, Florida
Eastport, Idaho
Edwardsville, Illinois
Center Point, Iowa
Ellerbe, North Carolina
Roanoke, Texas
San Antonio, Texas

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