Exacum affine 'Arabian Violet'
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Persian violet Overview
This species is a tender biennial. It is grown for its profuse flowers and evergreen foliage. The leaves are glossy dark green and the purple flowers have bright yellow stamens and a sweet scent. The flowers will emerge in the summer and early autumn.
Common problems with Persian violet
How to propagate Persian violet
You can propagate by seeds which are sown in early spring for flowering the same year or in late summer for flowering the following year.
Other uses of Persian violet
Container, ornamental, indoors, greenhouse