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Not a 'Pixie Blue' Trailer- Update

Posted by plantomaniac08 8 (My Page) on
Thu, Jul 17, 14 at 13:59

I posted a few pictures back at the end of May asking for an ID on one of my AVs (I thought maybe it was 'Pixie Blue,' or a trailer period). Thanks to the kind folks on here, I found out it was neither, just a mass of crowns that needed to be separated. I just wanted to update you guys on its progress.

Before (Around the end of May). One of the "suckers" was blooming:
Saintpaulia ionantha ('African Violet') NOID before separation photo 100_4901_zps602c9235.jpg

Today (first real bloom, yay!):
Saintpaulia ionantha NOID ('African Violet') photo 100_5117_zps7cb18757.jpg

Thanks again,
Planto


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RE: Not a 'Pixie Blue' Trailer- Update

Good job :) Happy Blue ;-)

Diana


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RE: Not a 'Pixie Blue' Trailer- Update

nice growing!
did you keep any of the suckers?

i always find it amazing how the character of the leaves changes as the plant matures. and i really like the texture of those leaves....

Karin


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RE: Not a 'Pixie Blue' Trailer- Update

Diana,
Thanks! :)

Karin,
Sadly, I am limited on space, so I didn't keep any of the suckers. I think the leaves are unique as well. I can't say I've seen one with such round leaves before (although, I'm not a big AV collector and I'm sure there's more out there). It's a Home Depot NOID, but it's proving to be one of my easiest AVs to care for to date.

Planto


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RE: Not a 'Pixie Blue' Trailer- Update

Very pretty! Thanks for sharing! That's just a lovely blue.


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RE: Not a 'Pixie Blue' Trailer- Update

VERY nice!


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