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Streptocarpus 'Harlequin Blue'


Streptocarpus 'Harlequin Blue' is a Cape primrose and relative of the African violet with bi-coloured flowers of lavender-blue and yellow.

Streptocarpus is a relative of the African violet commonly known as Cape primrose, but even easier to care for. 'Harlequin Blue' delights with large and gorgeously ruffled, tubular creamy-yellow flowers with lavender-blue hoods that rise above textured, arching, bright green foliage. 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 or outdoors in the summer on a partly shaded patio. 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: Blue

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

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

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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