Sugar Crystals Semi Miniature African Violet Plant

Sugar Crystals: This is a Semi miniature variety known as sugar crystals. The flowers are white with variable white or red markings. The flowers are double in type and star in shape. The leaves are medium green and white with variegation. They are plain and pointed in shape. The plant was hybridized by S. Sorano in 1993.

 

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What are the different sizes of African Violet Plants?

African Violets can be divided in four main categories depending upon their size: Large plants, Standard plants, Semi-Miniature plants, Miniature plants. The diameters of these African violet plants are measured across a single crown.
They are each defined as below:

1) Large African Violet plants:

  • Large African violet plants when fully mature range from 16 inches (40cm) or larger in diameter across a single crown.
  • The flowers on these plants can grow to 3 inches (7.5cm) across the petals and a single leaf blade can grow to 6 inches (15cm) in length.

2) Standard African Violet plants:

  • Standard African violet plants when fully mature range from 8-16 inches (20-40cm) in diameter across a single crown.
  • The flowers on these plants can grow to 2 inches (5cm) across the petals and a single leaf blade can grow to 3 inches (7.5cm) in length.

3) Semi-Miniature African Violet plants:

  • Semi-Miniature African violet plants when fully mature range from 6-8 inches (15-20cm) in diameter across a single crown.
  • The flowers on these plants can grow to 1.5 inches (3.8cm) across the petals and a single leaf blade can grow to 2 inches (5cm) in length.

4) Miniature African Violet plants:

  • Miniature African violet plants when fully mature grow up to from 6 inches (15cm) in diameter across a single crown.
  • The flowers on these plants can grow to 0.75 inches (2cm) across the petals and a single leaf blade can grow to 1 inches (2.5cm) in length.
  • There are also certain varieties being described as micro-minis, who have a diameter of 3 inches (7.5cm) or less. The flowers and leaves of these micro-mini African violet plants are also much smaller in size.