Tag Archives: Streptocarpus

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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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 – 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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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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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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A few more flowering Saintpaulia cvv. for you

It’s hard to be too excited about an African Violet flowering because they do it so much it’s really not that big a deal. I’ll try though, these are some of the more interesting. “NOID 0020” – I lied, this … Continue reading

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Dark Flowered Gesneriads

A couple of the darker flowered Gesneriads I have flowering right now. Streptocarpus ‘Ink Blot’ Saintpaulia ‘Black Ace’ Streptocarpus ‘Purple Pepper’

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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day, August 2010

My garden is slow to get started in the spring, but as you can see on this Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day it definitely makes up for it now when most gardens are slowing down. Many of my favourite plants are … Continue reading

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