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Streptocarpus Ladyslippers 'Yellow Blue Eye'


Streptocarpus Ladyslippers 'Yellow Blue Eye' is a relative of the African violet with bi-color blooms of lemony-yellow with purple eyes.

Streptocarpus is a relative of the African violet commonly known as Cape primrose, but even easier to care for. 'Yellow Blue Eye' is part of the Ladyslippers series which offers long lasting, high flower count. Delightful large bi-coloured flowers are tubular in form with bi-colours of lemony-yellow with deep purple eyes. Reverse are in white. Plants are floriferous and can bloom for up to 10 months a year! Grow indoors in bright indirect light in an east or west-facing window. Enjoys high humidity and consistent soil moisture.

Common Name: Cape Primrose

Family: Gesneriaceae (The African Violet Family)

Zone Hardiness: 9-11

Light: Part Shade, Part Sun

Height: 4-8"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Secondary Bloom Colour: Purple

Class: Evergreen

Type: Tender

Bloom Time: Spring - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No



Deer Resistant: Unknown

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rainforests, on damp banks, and rocks or in grassland.


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

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