African violets and related plants

  • 62 Pages
  • 3.84 MB
  • English
Cassell, Royal Horticultural Society, Distributed by Sterling Pub. Co. , London, New York, N.Y
African violets., Gesneria
StatementBill Wall.
SeriesA Wisley handbook, Wisley handbook (Unnumbered)
LC ClassificationsSB413.A4 W35 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination62 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1625273M
ISBN 100304320080
LC Control Number91171647

Another fine book from Sunset. It shows the great variety of African Violets, both in blooms and foliage, and gives wonderfully clear and easy to follow advice for care of the plants. Anybody who wants to care for African Violets needs this book/5(20).

Growing African Violets A Beginner's Guide: Learn The Secrets To Growing Beautiful, Healthy African Violets. (Natural Living, DIY & Homemade How To's, and Gardening With Sarah Knight Book 1) by Sarah Knight | out of 5 stars 7.

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Subjects: African violets. Gesneriaceae. Houseplants: African Violets Have Lots of Relatives by Jeanne Rose, Master Gardener Most of us are familiar with African violets, but did you know that some of their cousins have Never allow water to get on the leaves or the crown of the plant (this applies to any of the hairy-leafed plants).

After bloom is finished and the tops have dried.

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Growers know that African Violets have simple needs and can be grown successfully and easily with little trouble. In this step-by-step guide, you learn how to have lots of flowers almost all year. Starting with your first plant, this book tells how to increase your collection, get new varieties, water, feed, fertilize and control pest and disease.

The book was reissued a number of times with the last revised edition issued in From the dustjacket—Written expressly for the amateur gardeners who want to know how to cultivate African-violets successfully, this book offers a simple comprehensive study of all the problems likely to be encountered in raising these popular house plants.

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Some plants are available for purchase now and may be in the future just ask. This book includes growing, showing and judging information about African violets and their Gesneriad cousins, as well as an introduction to the history of the African violet plant and the African Violet Society of America, Inc.

We hybridize many of our own plants–are famous for our ‘Rob’s’ and ‘Ma’s’ series of African violets, and our ‘Bristol’s’ series of gesneriads (African violet relatives). We grow our plants in a renovated barn, circawith an attached glasshouse and other buildings. At any given time, we h+ plants.

Now your dilemma is solved and you will be able to quickly find the information for which you are looking. With this book in your hands you will no longer have to guess when it comes to growing beautiful African violets, crowned with dozens of gorgeous blossoms/5(2). About the author () Musician and passionate about African Violets, Nancy Robitaille is the Author of Insects, Pests and Diseases of the African Violet Family.

Great book to help you conquer 5/5(1). - Saintpaulias, and related plants. Some pins may be re-pinned as my board collection develops.

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See more ideas about african violets, plants, african violets plants pins. African violets are also sensitive to temperature and humidity. The ideal is 64 to 70 degrees at night and 70 to 85 degrees in the daytime.

Low temp-eratures will cause the plant to grow slowly and the leaves will be short, hugging the pot. Too. African Violets, a Popular Indoor Blooming Plant will Add Color to Your Home’s Indoor Garden.

We provide a Large Selection of well Cared for African Violets with Supplies and we Provide Solutions to any Questions Limited Orders and Shipping as of Octo due of weather. Violets can be Pre-ordered for the spring.

The Violet Barn, Naples, New York. 9, likes 62 talking about this. African violets, gesneriads, and other rare and unusual flowering houseplants.

African violets are indoor plants beloved for their nearly nonstop, colorful blooms nestling above dense, furry foliage. Like those of African violets, their leaves don't respond well to being wet. Requiring more light than African violets, gloxinias do best by a bright window where direct, late-spring sun won't scorch their leaves.

Mkono 3 Pack Self Watering Planter African Violet Pots Plastic White Flower Plant Pot with Wick Rope for All House Plants, Flowers, Herbs, Medium out of 5 stars 1, $ $ 99 $ $ African Violets—Beauty for the Home. Bringing beauty to the indoors is a goal of any gardener in the winter months.

African violets have a reputation of being fussy plants, but with just a little care and the right conditions, they can thrive, bloom, and enhance any home. In this Book (and Books 2 & 3) you will find the answers to numerous questions on caring for African violets.

Also, some of the scientific reasoning behind certain cultural practices is explained for the grower who wants to know a little bit more about the African violet plant than just how to care for it. African violets, Smithianthas: plant care for Gesneriads.

From African violets to florist gloxinias, gesneriad is a wide group of flowering houseplants perfect for your windowsill or shelf. Illustration Patrick Morgan. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for African Violets and Related Plants (Wisley) by Wall, Bill Paperback Book The at the best online prices at.

Sometimes the petals are shaped in five flat petals, or five cupped petals. Certain African Violet plants have a white outer edging on the petals. African Violet Care. It is easy to learn how to grow African Violets however care is important so if you grow this plant outdoors it can only survive in temperatures between 65 and 75 F.

Now these columns have been adapted and edited to provide even the most novice grower with a step-by-step guide, whether the goal is simply to keep violets alive or to exhibit the plants in competitive shows.

'YOU Can Grow African Violets' Revised Index for books printed with a copyright. As the new plants grew, I gave them away to friends and members of my family. Eventually, the original plant died, but I had made many plants from its leaves, and the African violets that I and my family have now are all descendants of that gift I received forty-five years ago.

A friend of mine once incorporated my African violets into a homily. But mostly, those fuzzy petioles didn’t taste good in the cat’s mouth.

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For the most part, the plants grew happily. The Oldest African Violet. Later, that initial purple plant tripled in size. Because African violets don’t like their leaves getting wet with cold water, I often lifted up the plant’s green skirt of leaves and watered the soil.

The section was previously treated as a separate genus, Saintpaulia, but molecular phylogenetic studies showed that it was nested within the genus Streptocarpus. Species and cultivars are commonly called African violets (although they are not closely related to true violets) or saintpaulias.

Inthe first commercially produced plants were offered for sale in Germany. Ina private nursery in West Los Angeles, California, imported African Violet seeds from Germany and England and used the resulting plants to develop ten new hybrid African Violets.

African Violets, like other houseplants, need a little tender loving care by giving them an occasional dose of fertilizer. You can buy African Violet liquid plant food, or you can also make your own easy DIY homemade African Violet fertilizer from common household fertilizer is now one of my favorite homemade plant foods.

African Violets & Related Supplies Lots of items for sale Pots, rings, fertilzer, teacup planters, ez-gro pots, a variety of watering items from cube to tubs, wicks, referance books Several used Plant Stands are available - you pick-up. What you see in the photos are what you get -.

African Violets in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya. likes. Growing African violets is a fun thing to do that can turn to a hobby. They are beautiful and add beauty to your house. call + to order.Basics of African Violet Care.

Although African Violets are hardy little plants, they still require their own unique care. Follow these steps and you will have a happy little plant that likes to share their blooms with you. Wicking African Violets for Better Water Delivery.

Proper watering is essential to African .Optimal room temperature for growing African violets is between 60 and 80 F and ideally 70 F. Humidity at % will help African violets thrive. Group plants together to conserve humidity or set plants on trays of pebbles and water.

Make sure the plant does not sit in the water, but just above it.