Looking for ID for an old favorite

perle_de_or(Zone 7)August 11, 2012

If anyone knows the name of this one, I would really appreciate it. It is just like one I have had for many years. Its a very hardy plant, but recently the blooms have changed color. One leaf I rooted bloomed with pale blue edges and also the plant bloomed in the dark color only the last time.

I am giving the link, since it is someone else's plant, but it is the same as mine.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/21322109@N00/7437733392/

I am sorry, I don't know how to make a link.

Thanks so much.

Perle

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aharriedmom(8B FL Sunset 28)

On this page there is a flower that looks quite like that one. You have to scroll down the page to find it.

Not sure if the leaf description matches your plant. You can try searching for African Violet Chimera and look at a few of the websites that show up.

Here is a link that might be useful: Royal Dazzler

    Bookmark   August 11, 2012 at 4:40PM
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aharriedmom(8B FL Sunset 28)

By the way, that's a great flower. Very cheery and fun! I love it. *adds to list of flowers I want but don't have room for*

    Bookmark   August 11, 2012 at 4:52PM
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aharriedmom(8B FL Sunset 28)

AND - I was Googling something unrelated about AVs and stumbled on a blog and the banner at the top looks like your plant. The information at the side says its Yukako.

Here is a link that might be useful: Houseplant Guru Blog

    Bookmark   August 11, 2012 at 4:54PM
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perle_de_or(Zone 7)

Thanks so much, and also for the great links, I bookmarked both of them.

    Bookmark   August 12, 2012 at 2:57AM
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perle_de_or(Zone 7)

I think I remembered the name, I am pretty sure it is "Chico".

    Bookmark   August 13, 2012 at 9:41AM
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korina(9b, Sunset 17)

You probably have Optimara Chico. Below is a link to a picture; the picture is obviously more purple than blue.

Here is a link that might be useful: Optimara Chico

    Bookmark   August 14, 2012 at 4:27PM
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