Propagating African violets using flower stems

Did you know that you can use blossom stems to propagate African violets? Although, in my experience, this method tends to offer a lower success rate than when using leaf cuttings, it’s a great option for propagating chimeras and fantasies (chimeras do not reproduce true to parent when propagated via leaf cuttings).

Here is a link to a nice tutorial on this technique from the Violet Barn website: