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African Violet

African Violets are one of the most beloved house plants of all time. The distinct soft, velvety leaves can bear clusters of cheerful flowers all year round. It is available in a wide range of bloom colors.  These classic plants are easy to grow, but do not tolerate direct exposure to sun.

Companion Plants

Boston Fern

Cast Iron Plant

Spider Plant

Plant Details

  • Common name

    African Violet

  • Botanical name

    Saintpaulia ionantha

  • Variety


  • Zone

    Prefers moderate home temperatures of 65-70°F (18-21°C)

  • Light

    Low light (indoors)

  • Height

    4-8" (10-20 cm)

  • Feed

    Regularly for best results.

  • Water

    Maintain moderately moist soil.

  • Bloom Time

    Blooms throughout the year.

  • Maintenance

    Avoid direct sunlight.