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Please recommend some AVs of this transparent purple color

Posted by jujujojo (My Page) on
Mon, May 12, 14 at 16:20

Please recommend some AVs of this transparent purple color.

The picture is a hydrangea:
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RE: Please recommend some AVs of this transparent purple color

I don't think you're going to quite get that in an african violet. It's beautiful. There are some that are a little like it but not very close.

I think we have to enjoy certain plants for what they are and not try to make them into something else. Of course many people seem to disagree with my opinion :).

Opltimara Hiroshige comes to mind but not really like that. Feather has a beautiful flower with something of the same color family but not really like that. Maybe someone else has an idea.

Or did you just want to show that gorgeous hydrangea? It's enough to make me want one :)

Diana


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I have a purple sport of o. Yellowstone that is kind of similar, and I just saw one in a florist shop that might be even closer... Going back to buy it tomorrow I think :-)


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Feather came to my mind, as well.

Linda


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(Just added feather to my wish list)


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Yeah, I really love Opltimara Hiroshige.


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Diana's comments are right on!

Perhaps add O Manitoba to your list.

J

This post was edited by fortyseven on Tue, May 13, 14 at 14:15


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Harbor Blue is sitting here waiting to be repotted and it is quite beautiful in the window when the light shines behind it. It is almost, but not quite the same color as O. Manitoba. Some might say it's a plain blue violet.

Diana


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What about Ma's Winter Moon? It's light blue with white double flowers and the leaves are variegated green and white. Here's a picture of it on Flicker. https://www.flickr.com/photos/robs_violets/3928732562/

This post was edited by vivey on Tue, May 13, 14 at 14:06


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RE: Please recommend some AVs of this transparent purple color

L Heure Bleu. Ruffled Skies. Taffeta Blue.


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  • Posted by rross NSW Aust (My Page) on
    Mon, Jun 23, 14 at 8:41

What about Optimara Stockholm? It's that colour.


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Did you ever find Hiroshige? I think it may come about the closest overall. I think (not sure) that I have a leaf set.

rross,

Have you seen Stockholm? I don't believe I've ever seen any of that series. Periwinkle blue turns up in african violets from time to time it seems; they just don't call it that.

Diana


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