What are the Different Color Patterns of African Violet Flowers?

What are the Different Color Patterns of African Violet Flowers?

There are different African Violet flower shapes. They are defined as below:

Two-tone African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers which exhibit two tones/shades of the same color. These include light and dark hues of the same color.
Two-tone African Violet Flower Type

Bi-color African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers which exhibit two unique colors.
Bi-color African Violet Flower Type

Multicolor African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers which exhibit more than two unique colors.
Multicolor African Violet Flower Type:

Geneva African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers which exhibit a textured white edge around the petal borders.
Geneva African Violet Flower Type

Dark Eye African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers which exhibit a strong dark color in the center with gentle fading as the colors seep away from the flower center/eye.
Dark Eye African Violet Flower Type

White Eye African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers which exhibit a clear white color in the center/eye of the flower, surrounded by colored petals.
White Eye African Violet Flower Type 

Chimera /Pinwheel African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers which exhibit a continuous striped pinwheel like pattern with two contrasting colors. This pattern is caused by a spontaneous mutation and is genetically unstable. It can only be propagated by suckers and not from leaves.
Chimera /Pinwheel African Violet Flower Type

Wide edge/band African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers exhibit a distinctive wide band of color along the edge of the petals.
Wide edge/band African Violet Flower Type

Colored edge African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers exhibit a distinctive thin band of color along the edge of the petals.
Colored edge African Violet Flower Type

Speckled edge African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers exhibit a distinctive band of color splashed with speckles and dots along the edge of the petals.
Speckled edge African Violet Flower Type

Thumbprint African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers exhibit one color in the center and a contrasting color in the middle and tips of the petals.
Thumbprint African Violet Flower Type

Fantasy African Violet Flower Type:

  • Flowers exhibit patterns of rays, streaks, dots, splashes or puffs in contrasting colors or variable shades of the same color.
  1. Rays: Fantasy flowers exhibit long streaks or rays of color on each petal.
Fantasy Rays Flower Type
2. Puffs: Fantasy flowers exhibit small to medium splotches or puffs of color all over the petals.
Fantasy Puff Flower Type
3. Streaks + dots: Fantasy flowers exhibit streaks and dots of colors on each petal.
Fantasy Streaks and Dots Flower Type
4. Feathering: Fantasy flowers exhibit a vein like pattern from the center to the edges of petal.
Fantasy Feathering Flower Type
5. Watermark: Fantasy flowers exhibit a dark band of color near the center of the flower which separates two distinct colors.
Fantasy Watermark Flower Type

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