African Violets & Collectible Plants

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>Orders placed now will be shipped week of February 15 (unless instructed to delay).

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Recent significant price increases by the USPS have necessitated us raising our shipping
and handling charges as well to cover these increased costs--we hope you understand....


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Inventory is accurate and is updated as it changes.  What does this mean?
If you order it (and don't delay shipment), you will receive it.  No substitutes necessary!
When item is "out of stock" we remove it from site--it may reappear at later date when available.

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miniature violetstandard violettrailing violet  Specialists in the best African violets:
  Miniature violets. 
Under 6" in diameter.
  Standard violets.  Grow to 10-12" or more.
  Trailing violets.  Spreading or hanging plants.



We also grow a great number of African violet "cousins" (gesneriads),  pictured below, left to right








Aeschynanthus.  The "lipstick" plant.  Bright tubular blooms, suitable for baskets or windowsills.
Alsobia.  Unusual fringed, spotted, blooms and upright or spreading foliage.
Primulina (Chirita).  Easy growers from China and SE Asia, with thick foliage, upright bloom stems.
Codonanthe.  White, cream, or yellow blooms on cascading foliage.  Easy growing and blooming.
Columnea.  The "goldfish" plant.  Bright blooms, cascading or spreading foliage great for baskets.
Episcia.  "Flame violet" or "chocolate sodier plant".  Bright blooms and colorful, spreading foliage.

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Kohleria.  Upright, rhizomatous plants with bell shaped, spotted blooms.  Extremely easy!
Petrocosmea.  Mini gesneriads from China.  Flat, soft, foliage in perfect rosette, dainty blooms.
Sinningia.  "Florist gloxinias" and miniature varieties.  Tuberous plants with showy blooms.
Streptocarpus.  A specialty of ours!  Extremely heavy blooming, very easy to grow plants!
Miniature gesneriads.  Tiny leaved, hard to find, plants that will bloom.
Specials.  Unusual plants from our large collection that we'd like to share.

We also grow many other plants suitable for the indoor home garden:

begoniashoyasterrarium plantsBegonias.  Many miniature and compact.
Hoyas.  "Wax vines".  Easy, neglect-proof plants
     Lovely, often fragrant, too.

Miniature houseplants.  A HUGE selection of tiny
    plants for  bonsai, or in terrariums, dish gardens.


We also sell all of the basic growing supplies:  soil, pots, fertilizer, tools, and more.

In addition, we offer literature and educational materials, as well as process memberships to the
     African Violet Society of America (get a free plant for joining!).


Wholesale orders.  We do ship larger quantities at discount prices.  Call us for details.

Plants for Weddings, showers, parties, etc  Contact us for plant availability and pricing.

International orders (shipping outside of US and territories).  View link below before ordering.


Contact us by phone:  (585) 374-8592          Fax:  (585) 374-6947

Orders by phone:  Call during business hours, 12-5 pm EST, Monday thru Saturday.
     No annoying operators--you'll talk to people who actually grow our plants!

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     Please be patient.  If you want an immediate response, please call us during business hours. 

By Mail:  PO Box 9, Naples, NY  14512

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