Perennials, Tropicals > Streptocarpus > Streptocarpus ionanthus > Streptocarpus ionanthus
Saintpaulia (Streptocarpus) was named after Baron Walter von Saint Paul-Illaire (1860–1940), who was the district commissioner of Tanga province who discovered the plant in Tanganyika which is now known as Tanzania in Africa in 1892.
|Saintpaulia ionanthus (Name changed to Streptocarpus ionanthus in 2019)|
|Canadian Hardiness Zone|
|Requires cold protection under glass. |
|10 cm |
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Description and Growing Information