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Updated: 01/14/2013 08:00:29AM

The humble African violet

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Walk into any garden center or supermarket floral section these days and you are liable to see a nice display of African violets.

Discovered in 1892 in eastern Africa by Baron Walter von Saint Paul, the traditional flowering houseplants not only make great gifts for the gardener on Valentine’s Day, Easter or Mother’s Day, but also have a place in every home.

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