Just like the African Violet, I am rare. The proper intensity of light and life is necessary for a good bloom. The closer to the light source, the greater the intensity. African Violets grow best in 65 to 70 degree tempertature. It can grow in any container as long as you do the following 1) The soil remains loose. 2) You water at the surface (root) . 3) You do not over fertilize.