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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 (Achimenes), Lipstick Plant (Aeschynanthus), Flame Violet (Episcia), Goldfish Plant (Nematanthus), African Violet (Saintpaulia), Florist Gloxinia (Sinningia), and Cape Primrose (Streptocarpus).

Achimenes Rhizomes are not offered this year (2021).




Aeschynanthus Big Apple Aeschynanthus 'Big Apple'
Code: 10315
Price: $9.95

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Clusters of deep red tubular flowers all year. Tapered dark green leaves, compact upright habit. (F,B) Gesneriaceae

 
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Aeschynanthus Collection Aeschynanthus Collection
Code: C105
Price: $26.95
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Aeschynanthus Fireworks Aeschynanthus 'Fireworks'
Code: 10308
Price: $9.95

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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
Price: $26.95
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Codonanthe carnosa Codonanthe carnosa
Code: 10352
Price: $9.95

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Delightful waxy white flowers are strongly scented. Small round dark foliage, trailing. Lovely. (F, B, W) Gesneriaceae

 
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Codonanthe Tommy Codonanthe 'Tommy'
Code: 90650
Price: $9.95

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New! This Codonanthe is festooned with numerous white flowers with speckled throats. The small pointed deep green waxy leaves with reddish reverse are densly packed on graceful pendant stems. (F, B) Gesneriaceae

 
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Columnea Collection Columnea Collection
Code: C109
Price: $26.95
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Columnea Crimson Spike Columnea 'Crimson Spike'
Code: 10207
Price: $9.95

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Clusters of crimson-rose flowers on upright stems, smooth pointed leaves. (Kartuz) Gesneriaceae

 
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Columnea Orange Spike Columnea 'Orange Spike'
Code: 10219
Price: $9.95

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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
Price: $14.95

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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
Price: $26.95
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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 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
Price: $26.95
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Nematanthus Collection Nematanthus Collection
Code: C115
Price: $26.95
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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Nematanthus 'Glowing Embers'
Code: 90376
Price: $9.95

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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
Price: $9.95

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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
Price: $9.95

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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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Primulina Collection Primulina Collection
Code: PR3
Price: $26.95
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3 different, our choice. Gesneriaceae

 
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