Primulina 'Patina' is a cousin to the african violet. Primulina were at one time Chirita. Now the botanical name is Primulina. These beauties are native to Asia. 'Patina' is a cultivar that has dark green leaves with a silver center. The leaves are covered with small reddish hairs which give it a gorgeous "patina-like look". It grows in a rosette. The flowers are blue. This is a really beautiful medium sized specimen for growing under florescent lights or on the window sill.. Water with room temperature water and keep away from cold drafts.
Care of Primulina 'Patina':
Shade to partial shade, temp. 55 to 95 degrees, 6 to 8 in. tall. Allow to get slightly dry between waterings.
This plant is shipped in a 3.5 - 4 inch pot.
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