Native to Kenya and Tanzania, Streptocarpus saxorum is a mesmerizing flowering plant that can enchant with its deep blue blooms. This lush greenie is sure to fill any space with summer vibes.
Commonly known as False African Violet, Streptocarpus saxorum is a perennial evergreen member belonging to the Gesneriaceae family. Native to Africa, this flowering plant can thrive in humid tropical and subtropical climates. It usually grows to a height of 8-12 in (20-30 cm) and spreads 24-30 in (60-76 cm) wide. The plant has a trailing growing habit, with branches covered with thick hair. The elongated foliage is deep green in color and has a glossy texture. It’s marked with veins. False African Violet is long-blooming and produces violet, trumpet-shaped, 5-petalled blooms with white throat throughout Spring and Summer. It can bloom up to winter in favorable conditions.