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Kristi’s Spunk African Violet

March 18th, 2019

As I expected, the ‘Kristi’s Spunk’ African violet is a stunner. The bloom opened fully this weekend and I’ve been admiring it. I wish the photos could capture the irridecense, the bloom sparkles in the sun.


I’m not sure how prolifically this one will bloom. I have some African violets that blooms for a year, others that only bloom for a month. This one doens’t have any more buds that I can see, so I’ll deadhead, then start watering it with a half strength liquid seaweed to promote future blooms. I don’t know a whole lot about African violets, but I’m planning on doing some reading and research to figure out excatly what they love and what they need to thrive. Stay tuned, I’ll share any valuable information I find here on the blog.

Do you keep African violets as houseplants?

One Comment to “Kristi’s Spunk African Violet”
  1. Joan on March 21, 2019 at 8:22 am

    Hi Susy,

    That flower is stunning! I have a beautiful African violet that I started from a leaf of my grandmother’s, who got it from her sister-in-law, who got it from… anyway, it goes back in my family a long way! It’s got beautiful foliage – the leaves are mottled white and green. I’ll start a few more and if you would like one you can have it!

    Joan

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