Monthly Archives: June 2012

Chimera African Violets and Seeds (continued)

Continuing from the post in February, the seed pod from the cross between “Galactic Storm” using the chimera African violet “Neptune Jewels” appears to be approaching maturity.

Chimera African Violet Variations

Chimera African violets demonstrate variations within the same cultivar. A chimera African violet has two different genetic population of cells making up the plant. So a genetic variation in any one of those two cell populations will result in a difference in appearance of the chimera African violet even if it is subtle.