How does the pollen reach the ovule in African violets?

Answer Usually this is done by hand, the sac is very hard and needs to be carefully cut open by using a sharp exacto knife in order to display the powdery pollen. A small brush, q-tip or similar is used t... Read More »

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How many different colors of African violets are there?

Now days there's a rainbow of colors and varieties; Purple, light purple to blue, all shades of pink, including fantasy (darker speckles on flowers) there are even yellow flowers now, white, pink a... Read More »

What do you do if your African violets get sun burned?

All you can do is cut off the worst looking leaves, the good thing is new leaves will grow back in a month or so.

African Violets That Don't Bloom?

African violets have fuzzy, dark green leaves and attractive flowers in colors ranging from white to deep purple. Proper care of African violets will encourage new growth and blooms. Plants that do... Read More »

What is the scientific name for African violets?

The scientific name for African violets is Saintpaulia.