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Blue Ice African Violet Houseplant

  • - Pet Safe: Yes
  • - Care Level: Medium
  • - Space Required: 16 inches
  • - Thrives In Rooms With: North or East facing windows
  • - Each 5-Inch Pot contains 1 Blue Ice African Violet Houseplant
Plant Features

The Blue Ice African Violet, a variety of Saintpaulia, is a charming and popular houseplant known for its stunning, blue-violet flowers and compact growth habit. African Violets are prized for their ability to bloom in indoor conditions, and the Blue Ice variety stands out with its eye-catching flowers that appear almost ice blue, often with a slight hint of purple or pink. The foliage is typically dark green, soft, and slightly fuzzy, forming a rosette shape from which the flower stems emerge.

Caring for a Blue Ice African Violet involves specific attention to watering, light, and temperature. Overwatering or water on the leaves can cause issues like rot or leaf spots, so it's best to water from the bottom or use a self-watering pot. These plants prefer bright, indirect light; too much direct sunlight can scorch the leaves, while too little light can reduce blooming. African Violets thrive in moderate to high humidity and prefer stable temperatures. Yellowing leaves can indicate overwatering or poor nutrition. Regular feeding with a balanced, African Violet-specific fertilizer is important for continuous blooming.

Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Needs
Sunlight Indirect, Bright - within 2-3' of a window
Watering Needs Allow the top of the soil to dry before watering
Fertilizer Every 4-6 weeks
Humidity Level Medium (mist every 2-3 days)
Temperature 65-75 F
Care Level Green Thumb (plants require a little effort)
Attribute name Attribute value
Plant Characteristics
Height Category 6-8 inches
Mature Spread 8-12 inches
Habit Rosette-forming
Flower Color Blue, Violet
Foliage Color Green
Garden Styles Houseplant
Pet Friendly Yes