African Violet Plants in the Wild

Just thought I would share an interesting blog article that I stumbled across today. It was quite interesting to read about someone’s experience when coming across this familiar little plant in the wilds of Africa (Tanzania to be precise).

Wild African Violet

Wild African Violet

I loved the photos and hope that the author (Andrew Evans) won’t mind me replicating one here! If you have spare few minutes take a look at his blog for the National Geographic.

The flowers of this plant look a little similar to those of one of my own hybrid varieties (Ice Fairy) but the plant itself appears to have larger leaves and a flatter habit.

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