Are there any really BLUE African Violets?

patrickalan(Zone 6/NJ)May 18, 2012

I'm actually looking for a really true-BLUE African Violet. What I'm finding is mostly blue-violets, or blue-purple's.

Does anyone know of any really Blue African Violets?

Thanks.

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GCTBA(11)

Wikipedia lists 58 different shades of Blue.
Which one did you have in mind?

    Bookmark   May 18, 2012 at 6:33PM
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snappyguy

There are no true blue violets. All the 'blue' ones are at least somewhat purple. The closest to blue that I've seen is Rodeo Country.

    Bookmark   May 19, 2012 at 10:31PM
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aegis1000

I like L'heure Bleu, Ruffled Skies, and Faded Denim.

They're close ...


Ruffled Skies

    Bookmark   May 22, 2012 at 4:40PM
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aegis1000

I also like Anastasia, Caribbean Blue, Hiroshige, and Taffeta Blue.


Anastasia


Caribbean Blue


Taffeta Blue

    Bookmark   May 23, 2012 at 5:09PM
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eahamel(9a)

Very few plants have a gene for blue. I think delphiniums do but can't think of any others, though I'm sure there are.

    Bookmark   May 31, 2012 at 8:25AM
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korina(9b, Sunset 17)

No; Saintpaulia doesn't have the gene to produce blue pigments. Although I'm sure *someone* is working on splicing one in.

    Bookmark   June 7, 2012 at 6:08PM
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