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Saintpaulia 'Ek-Vrata Raia'StreptocarpusAfrican Violet

Tender Perennial

What is Tender Perennial?
A plant that lives for more than two years.
Susceptible to damage or death at temperatures below 5C.


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Long flowering season

Vibrant, exotic blooms

Low maintenance and shade-tolerant


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Height Up to 20cm (8in)
Spread Up to 20-30cm (8-12in)

Tender Perennial


dappled shadeshade

Flowering Months

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Flowering all year round, Saintpaulia ‘EK-Vrata Raia’ boasts large, luxurious, ruffled double blooms in a soft pale pink. African Violets make great shade-tolerant houseplants, with exotic-looking flowers produced throughout the year in a wide array of vibrant shades, rising above thick, furry green leaves. Height: 20cm (8in). Spread: 20-30cm (8-12in).

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How to Grow

March to September

Place your Saintpaulia in a bright spot that is not in direct sunlight – an east or west-facing windowsill is perfect. Water regularly once the compost has begun to dry out but avoid overwatering or letting the plant sit in water. African violets can be watered from above or below but aim the water directly onto the compost, avoiding splashing the leaves as much as possible. Room-temperature water, rather than water straight from the cold tap, is best. Feed every three to four weeks in spring and summer with a dilute liquid houseplant feed. Remove spent flowers to encourage more to form. As the plant grows, repot as necessary in spring into a slightly larger pot.

October to February

Move to a south facing windowsill over winter if possible. Only water when the compost dries out and don’t feed. Remove any dead leaves and debris to minimise the chance of pests and diseases. Keep your plant away from cold draughts and avoid exposing it to sudden temperature changes.

African violets need at least ten hours of light and eight hours of darkness each day for continuous flowering. To boost light levels and day length in winter to enjoy year-round blooming, consider using grow lights.


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Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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