Miniature African Violet Plants

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Miniature African Violet Plants
Miniature African violet plants are only up to 8 inches across. (Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty Images)

African violet (Saintpaulia ionantha) is a small, flowering hairy plant native to elevations of 100 or more feet in East Africa. The plant is hairy with the oval foliage growing in a rosette form and small, single, double or semidouble flowers rising above the foliage. According to the University of Florida, African violet is the most popular indoor flowering plant after chrysanthemums and poinsettia. The plants come in thousands of varieties including miniature sizes that grow 6 to 8 inches across.

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