Unit Pack Size: 4.5" Pot
Light:Bright light and some direct sun. Keep out of the hot, midday sun to avoid scorching the leaves.
Water:Keep soil moist and allow to dry out a bit in between watering.Likes medium to high humidity. Mist the leaves occasionally.
Temp:55 - 60 degrees at night and 65 - 70 during the day. The combination will help encourage it to bloom.
Soil:Grow in well drained peat/perlite soil or African Violet soil.
Fertilizer:Feed with 1/2 strength houseplant fertilizer every 2 weeks when actively growing.
Pests:Mealy bugs, white flies and aphids. A quick check at watering time will usually be sufficient to nip any of these pests in the bud.
Special Care:Once the plant slows down & stops blooming, cut it back to several inches above the soil line and place in a cool, medium light area, keeping on the dry side or place it in the shade outdoors during the summer. When new growth appears, repot the plant to a larger size pot
Flower Color:White, yellow, coral, orange, scarlet and various shades of pink and rose.
Growth Habit:Height: 12-18 inches. Spacing 12-15 inches.
Fun Fact:At the end of each stem, it develops a cluster of 3 double rose shaped flowers;one large showy male and two smaller females. The male flower will drop off with 2-3 days after opening.
The key to a happy plant is proper care!