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African Violet
African Violet
African Violet

African Violet


Beautiful flowering plant. Love's to drink filtered water from the bottom up! Purplish, pink fuzzy leaves are the most notable characteristic of this easy but thirsty house plant!

  • Flowering Tropical Plant - in the Gesneriaceae family

Climate - Native to tropical regions of east Africa

Light - Bright indirect, but can be acclimated to medium indirect

Soil - Well-draining potting soil with peat moss

Water - Bottom water weekly keeping soil evenly moist. Prefers room temperature filtered water

Humidity - Likes increased humidity, use pebble tray

Temperature - Typical indoor temperature acceptable, prefers temperatures above 60 degrees 

Fertilizer - Fertilize every 2 weeks during growing season with ½ concentration houseplant fertilizer


This plant needs to be watered when the top 2 inches of soil dries out. this plant enjoys water, once a week or so


Normal, this plant can accept many conditions