155x240 246 страниц. 1970 год. Hawthorn Books More than twenty-five years ago the Ladies' Home joitrnal in Philadelphia, much to their surprise, found themselves deluged with requests for a pamphlet they had offered on African-violets. When I wrote this, there were only about a dozen named varieties and I thought the plant was practically unknown. Not so. Many houseplant enthusiasts were trying it out and many were pleased with its continuous bloom. Others were frustrated but persistent. Anyway it was all pretty hit or miss as to culture and when new varieties were offered, confusion reigned.