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Streptocarpus saxorum ‘Blue Fountain’

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Pot Size
0.05 litres

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Plant Finder: about Streptocarpus saxorum ‘Blue Fountain’

Common names

False African violet


Streptocarpus saxorum ‘Blue Fountain’ (False African violet). This is a prostrate, woody based perennial with opposite, elliptic to ovate, grey-green leaves. The flowers are axillary pale purple with white throats borne in late spring and late summer.


They will prefer partial-shade and leafy, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil. You can propagate from seed or cuttings or by division.

Interest and use

Grown for its showy flowers.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Streptocarpus saxorum ‘Blue Fountain’ | Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN22 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • WaterMoist

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