Exacum affine growing herbaceous subshrub of the genus Exacum affine also known as Persian violet, Exacum affine perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental plant with fragrant flower and as ground cover, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate, tropic climate or as house plant and growing in hardiness zone 10+ as short perennial or 6+ as annual.

Leaves color green glossy in oval shape.

Exacum affine flower

Flower color purple, pink, blue, white with yellow stamens, flower with 5 petals.

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Requirements for Exacum affine growing and care:

Moist soil, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
No

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive

Planting season:
Spring (as annual)/ Spring, summer, autumn (as perennial)

Pests and diseases:
Aphids, spider mites, slugs

Pruning season:
All year

How to prune:
Dead parts

Size of the plant:
10-20cm, 4-8 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half shade / Full shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Yes

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Purple, pink, blue, white with yellow stamens, flower with 5 petals

Scientific name:

Exacum affine

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