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Episcia ‘Karlyn’ flower and a bonus Streptocarpella picture

Episcia ‘Karlyn’ This one flowered for me for the first time the other day, really like the colour, it’s a nice change from the usual orange-red on these things. Love the leaves too, definitely a keeper. It’s not the greatest … Continue reading

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An unfortunately timed order from an excellent company

I have been on the lookout for Amorphophallus bulbifer for a little while now. Last year I tried ordering seeds from a Canadian company and it was a failure, the seeds that needed to be sown fresh were dry an … Continue reading

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Toronto Gesneriad Society Show 2011

I’m back at work and so sore and tired so this’ll be quick. Here are some pictures I took at last week’s Toronto Gesneriad Society Show. Episcia ‘Karlyn’ (I bought a cutting of this one) Chirita ‘Patina’ Chirita minutimaculata Streptocarpus … Continue reading

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Toronto Gesneriad Society Show 2011 – New Plants

While the sales table was not as exciting as it was last year there were still some good plants to be found. Especially interesting was a table or two full of some gorgeous new Russian hybrid Saintpaulias. Saintpaulia ‘Ma’s Winter … Continue reading

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Toronto Gesneriad Society Show – My Photography Entries

The Toronto Gesneriad Society Show is this Saturday and I’ll be entering a few pictures this year. Next year I hope to have some plants good enough to go but with pictures you can show only the best parts of … Continue reading

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Foliage Followup – March 2011

I was going to head outside to get some shots of some bulb foliage that didn’t manage to bloom in time for Bloom Day but it’s raining so instead I looked around inside for a few things to shoot. Saintpaulia … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – March 2011

Mostly Gesneriads this month again. I’ve got Snowdrops and Crocus up but neither of them opened on time for today. Episcia ‘Jim’s Hall’s Choice’ – First time this one has bloomed for me. It’s got a ton of buds coming … Continue reading

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