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Gesneriads


The Gesneriad family consists of over 3,000 species and over 133 genera. It was named after 16th century Swiss naturalist Konrad von Gesner. Most gesneriads are from tropical parts of the world.

Some of the most common plants in this genera are the Cupid's Bower (Aechimenes), Lipstick Plant (Aeschynanthus), Flame Violet (Episcia), Goldfish Plant (Nematanthus), African Violet (Saintpaulia), Florist Gloxinia (Sinningia), and Cape Primrose (Streptocarpus).




Aeschynanthus Collection Aeschynanthus Collection
Code: C105
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Aeschynanthus Fireworks Aeschynanthus 'Fireworks'
Code: 10308
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Large spectacular upright clusters of bright red flowers. Dark green tapered leaves. (F, B) Gesneriaceae

 
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Codonanthe and xCodonatanthus Collection Codonanthe and xCodonatanthus Collection
Code: C107
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Codonatanthus Vista xCodonatanthus 'Vista'
Code: 10358
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Baby pink flowers with creamy gold face. Small glossy leaves distinctively blotched deep red. Full compact habit. Almost always in bloom. Largest flowered xCodonatanthus. (Worley) (F, B) Gesneriaceae

 
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Columnea Collection Columnea Collection
Code: C109
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Columnea Lava Flow Columnea 'Lava Flow'
Code: 10225
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Large outward facing fiery red flowers spotted yellow. Trailing stems, compact. (Kartuz) (B) Gesneriaceae

 
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Columnea Orange Sherbet Columnea 'Orange Sherbet'
Code: 10206
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Quantities of large flaming orange flowers produced all year on this vigorous, trailing plant. Small bright green leaves. (Schwarz) (F, B) Gesneriaceae

 
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Columnea Orange Spike Columnea 'Orange Spike'
Code: 10219
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Clusters of orange flowers on upright stems, smooth pointed leaves. Gesneriaceae

 
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Drymonia chiribogana Drymonia chiribogana
Code: 90640
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New! From the rainforests of Ecuador comes this unusual foliage plant of olive green leathery leaves with silver veins. These thick leathery leaves grow about 5 to 8 inches long and have a satiny sheen. Grows upright to 4 feet tall and blooms on old growth with 1½ inch tubular purple flowers with yellow & red markings on the inside. It prefers bright, filtered light and a well-draining soil mix that is allowed to get slightly dry between waterings. It's an easy to grow houseplant. Gesneriaceae

 
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Gesneriad Collection - 3 Genera Gesneriad Collection - 3 Genera
Code: CG1
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This collection is offered to give the undecided grower a chance to sample different members in the various genera (groups) in the gesneriad family. We will choose easy to grow varieties.

Our choice of one each of 3 different genera, for example: Streptocarpus, Sinningia, and Nematanthus, etc. Gesneriaceae

 
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Gesneriad Collection - 6 Genera Gesneriad Collection - 6 Genera
Code: CG2
Price: $50.95
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This collection is offered to give the undecided grower a chance to sample different members in the various genera (groups) in the gesneriad family. We will choose easy to grow varieties.

Our choice of one each of 6 different genera, for example: Streptocarpus, Sinningia, and Nematanthus, etc. Gesneriaceae

 
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Kohleria Collection Kohleria Collection
Code: C113
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Nematanthus Collection Nematanthus Collection
Code: C115
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Nematanthus Emma Nematanthus 'Emma'
Code: 10684
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Miniature Goldfish Plant with tiny glossy green leaves and abundant yellow tipped orange flowers. (F, B, D) Gesneriaceae

 
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Nematanthus fritschii Nematanthus fritschii
Code: 90461
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Showy dark green, 3 inch shiny leaves with a large red spot on the underside, which helps attract the hummingbird pollinators. The 2 inch long tubular flowers are dark reddish pink on 5 inch velvety pedicles. The effect of numerous flowers dangling from the long pedicels is very showy. A rather large Nematanthus growing up to 2½ feet wide and long. Easy to grow with good drainage and a semi-shade location. A parent of Nematanthus 'Spotlight'. This epiphyte is native to the Sao Paulo area of Brazil, where it is found growing high on trees or rocks. (F, B) Gesneriaceae

 
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Nematanthus 'Glowing Embers'
Code: 90376
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Glossy green leaves with clusters of light orange flowers with reddish striping and dots radiating out from the base. Compact. New hybrid by David Roberts. Gesneriaceae

 
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Nematanthus 'Hawaiian Jade'
Code: 10680
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Bright golden yellow flowers, small glossy foliage. Compact, always in bloom. (F, B) Gesneriaceae

 
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Nematanthus Linda Jo Nematanthus 'Linda Jo'
Code: 90124
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Small glossy dark green leaves marked red under. Clusters of salmon red flowers tipped yellow. Compact, trailing. Great new hybrid by David Roberts. Gesneriaceae

 
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Nematanthus Plum Pretty Nematanthus 'Plum Pretty'
Code: 90117
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Large yellow dangling flowers finely dotted red with dark red calyces. Large deep green leaves, dark red under, spreading stems. Gesneriaceae

 
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Primulina Collection Primulina Collection
Code: PR3
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Sinningia Species and Hybrids Collection Sinningia Species and Hybrids Collection
Code: C118
Price: $28.95
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Streptocarpella Sparkle Streptocarpella 'Sparkle'
Code: 10880
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Rosy purple flowers in great quantity all year. Self-branching, compact. (Strickland) (F, B) Gesneriaceae

 
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