Origin/History: Tropical South Africa, and These tropical plants are native to East Africa.

Water: Water thoroughly, then allow the top 1 in (2.5 cm) to dry out between waterings.

Soil: Peat moss-based potting mix with added perlite and/or vermiculite for good drainage. African violet potting mix is ideal. Feed every 2 weeks with water-soluble fertilizer.

Light: Bright indirect light year-round

Temperature: Average room temperatures (65-80°F/18-27°C) suit this tropical plant just fine.

Pet Friendly: They are non-toxic to dogs and cats. African Violet (Saintpaulia) - These tropical plants are native to East Africa.

Setting: Average room (around 40-50% relative humidity).