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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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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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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, February 2011

February’s Bloom Day brought to you by the hardworking Gesneriad family, as usual. There are no plants easier to get blooms year round than members of this family. Streptocarpus ‘Bristol’s Jumpin’ Jack’ Aeschynanthus radicans Kohleria ‘Green Goblin’ Saintpaulia ‘Rebel’s Splatter … Continue reading

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Gesneriad Flowers

Here are a few quick flower pictures. Saintpaulia ‘Opera’s Romeo’ Columnea sp. Nematanthus ‘Hawaiian Jade’ Kohleria ‘Peridot’s Mango Martini’ Sinningia ‘Peridots Darth Vader’ (older picture but just posting again because I’ve managed to get one of my own!)

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – December 2010

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day for December 2010. Lets do this Wordless Wednesday style. Mammillaria prolifera Den. Christy Dawn Onc. Gold Dust Saintpaulia ‘Black Ace’

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New Plants from the Toronto Gesneriad Society Meeting

Pretty good haul today from the Meeting. One plant from the auction, a few leaves from the leaf swap and a couple from the sales table. The full plant list (Oh my goodness that’s a lot of plants): x Codonatanthus … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – November 2010

This November it’s all about the indoor plants. There are hardy plants still blooming but none are mine (Two roses in bud but neither opened in time for today) and I don’t feel like wandering out into the cold (not … Continue reading

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Pretty African Violet Picture

Variegated Sport of Saintpaulia ‘Pretty Miss Kelly’ I think this is the first time this plant has bloomed for us. The flower colour can be difficult to get 100% right because it changes with the light, and even as the … Continue reading

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