What are the Different Shapes of African Violet Flowers?

What are the Different Shapes of African Violet Flowers?

There are different African Violet flower shapes, these include single, semi-double, double, frilled, fluted, star, wasp and cup. They are defined as below:

  • Single African Violet Flower Type:

Single flowers have total five petals, top two petals are smaller than the below three petals.

Single African Violet Flower Type
  • Semi-Double African Violet Flower Type:

Semi-double flowers have between 5-10 petals. They have an extra crest or tuft of flowers in the center which tend to curl and do not open up into full size petals.

Semi-Double African Violet Flower Type
  • Double African Violet Flower Type:

Double flowers have more than 10 full size petals which cover over the center set of anthers.

Double African Violet Flower Type
  • Frilled African Violet Flower Type:

Frilled flowers can be either single, semi-double or double in type and have a frilled /lacy/convoluted/ruffled edge along the petal borders.

Frilled African Violet Flower Type
  • Fluted Petal African Violet Flower type:

These flowers have a slightly curved indentation at the tip of the petals.

Fluted Petal African Violet Flower type
  • Star African Violet Flower Shape:

Star flowers have all 5 petals equal in size and evenly spaced.

Star African Violet Flower Shape
  • Wasp African Violet Flower Shape:

Wasp flowers have 5 petals total; all of these petals are narrow. However, the top two petals are much smaller, narrower and twisted.

Wasp African Violet Flower Shape
  • Cup Shaped African Violet Flower Shape:

These flowers are star shaped and have all petals joined together to form a shallow cup like center.

Cup Shaped African Violet Flower Shape
  • Bell Shaped African Violet Flower Type:

These flowers similar to the cup shape have all petals joined together to form a narrow bell shape.

Bell Shaped African Violet Flower Type

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