Sierra Sunrise, Semi-miniature
commonly known as African violet, is one of the most popular flower-ing houseplants. African violets are easy to grow. African violets adapt well to typical growing conditions found in the home. They are well suited for small spaces, such as windowsills. African violets come in different sizes. Miniatures (6" or less), Semiminiatures(8" or less), Standards (8"-12" ) and Large (over 12"). Blossoms come in many colors and color patterns. Such as two-tone, multi-color, chimera and pin-wheel. Blossom types also vary from single, double and semi-double. The blossoms shapes come in bell, pansy, star and wasp form. Even the foliage (leaves) come in different types. For example, fringed, quilted, girl, serrated, plain, variegated and many more.
The Montrose African Violet Society was organized on January of 1972 by George and Helen Carpentier. We are affiliated with the African Violet Council of Southern California (AVCSC) and the African Violet Society of America (AVSA). Please visit the AVSA website by clicking the button below.
TO PROVIDE a convenient and beneficial association of
persons interested in the African Violet.
TO STIMULATE a widespread interest in the propagation and culture of African Violets.
TO PROMOTE WAYS and MEANS for the distribution of all varieties and species among the members and others interested in growing them.
2017 AVSA National Convention Show
Best in Show
Won by: Kurt Jablonski
Burbank African Violet Society
The Gesneriad Society
The Violet Barn (Commercial Grower)
Thousand Oaks African Violet Society
We, along with the Burbank African Violet Society and African Violet Council of Southern California, held a Show and Sale on May 20, 2017. Pictures soon to follow. To see past winners, click on the icons below.