Persian Violet
Exacum affine
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 2 days
Light preferences Prefers bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.5 - 7.5
Acidity preference is not very pH sensitive
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate savanne

Photo

Names

Other common names German Violet, Tiddly Winks
Family Gentianaceae

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 9 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -7°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • lilac
  • violet
  • white
  • blue
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    2Feb
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    7Jul
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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Leaf color
  • green