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African Violets and Relatives

African Violets and Relatives

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Published by Brooklyn Botanic Garden .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL11138697M
ISBN 100686211472
ISBN 109780686211471

- Lovely little pretties sitting in a window sill. See more ideas about African, House plants and Saintpaulia pins. This is about my reentry after about four decades into indoor gardening - particularly growing African Violets and their relatives under artificial lights. I used to be fairly serious about this - and write about it for magazines such as Horticulture and Organic Gardening - but then I .

  The African violet is North America’s favourite houseplant and no wonder. Practically everyone I know either grows them or knows someone who does. “People love African violets because they are easy to grow and despite the weather outside, we can have flowers all through the year,” says Doris Brownlie of the Toronto African Violet Society. African violets,gloxinias,and their relatives: A guide to the cultivated gesneriads, by Harold Emery Moore (Unknown Binding - ) 3 Used & new from £ Floral Design Concepts With African Violets and Other Gesneriads, by Ruth J. McCoy (Paperback - Jun ) 4 Used & new from £

First published in by the South African Book Center of Cape Town and Johan¬ nesburg, the attractive volume has one chapter devoted to African Violets. A black and white sketch of an African violet, titled “temperamental but ir¬ resistible”, illustrates the article, which concerns du Plessis, 9 Wilmslow Court, Main Road, Green.   Relatives and friends ask my mother for African violets but she always refuses to give. Whoever knows her admits that she is a very generous woman but when it .


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African Violets, Gloxinias, and Their Relatives A Guide To The Cultivated Gesneriads by Jr. Harold E. Moore and Marion Ruff Sheehan | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 1.

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We hybridize many of our own plants–are famous for our ‘Rob’s’ and ‘Ma’s’ series of African violets, and our ‘Bristol’s’ African Violets and Relatives book of gesneriads (African violet relatives). We grow our plants in a renovated barn, circawith an attached glasshouse and other buildings.

African Violets, Gloxinias, and Their Relatives A Guide To The Cultivated Gesneriads by Harold E. Moore, Jr. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner Rating: % positive.

African violets should be grown single-crowned. Most African violets look best with no more than 5 rows of leaves. Potting. Repot all plants every months. Most standard African violets, grown as a houseplant, will require a ″ pot at maturity. For minis and semiminis, us a.

Feed with African violet food; the water soluble formula makes bi-monthly feeding easy during regular watering. African Violet Cousins. Episcias are a curious member of the Gesneriad family that have fleshy, coleus-like stems and fuzzy leaves like their African violet relatives. They tend to have a more sprawling habit, making them suitable.

Streptocarpus sect. Saintpaulia is a section within Streptocarpus subgenus Streptocarpella consisting of about ten species of herbaceous perennial flowering plants in the family Gesneriaceae, native to Tanzania and adjacent southeastern Kenya in eastern tropical section was previously treated as a separate genus, but molecular phylogenetic studies showed that it was nested within Family: Gesneriaceae.

The African violet is the best-known member of the Gesneriaceae plant family, but not it is not the only some of the African violet’s cousins and other relatives Jan. 18 when Africa. At this time, this is the most up-to-date reference book on gesneriads.

It is well worth checking out of one’s local library. Unfortunately it is now out of print, but copies are often available at used book stores. African Violets, Gloxinias, and Their Relatives: a Guide to the Cultivated Gesneriads Harold E. Moore, Jr., MacMillan Co.

Members of both clubs invest much time and effort cultivating some of the o varieties of African violets and their Gesneriad botanical relatives to perfection for the annual African Violet Society of America sanctioned competition. Insect and Mite Pests of African Violets The following descriptions and photos are part of the information found in the book “Insects and Mite Pests of African Violets” written by Dr.

Charles Cole and copyrighted by AVSA. The complete book can be purchased from the AVSA website Store or ordered from the Size: 1MB. From the Bailey Hortorium of Cornell comes this comprehensive study of an increasingly popular group of plants, the colorful Gesneriads.

The average home grower or even grower in a small greenhouse has little conception of the scope of the study, which includes about a hundred different kinds, many of them not commonly known.

The first section presents general information about where and how. - Explore vagardenhoe's board "African violets and their relatives", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about African, Saintpaulia and Planting flowers pins. African Violets: Gifts from Nature-The Series. Book One. In while on an evening stroll with his fiancée in East Africa, Baron Walter von Saint Paul discovered an unusual plant with delicate purple flowers growing along a stream on his : -- Beginner\'s guide to hybridizing -- The sporting world of African violets -- Introducing the relatives: The gesneriad family -- Using violets in design -- Good investments -- buying violets by mail order -- Survival techniques for violets when the owner must be away -- Sec.

Get this from a library. Handbook on gesneriads (African-violets, gloxinias and their relatives). [Frances N Batcheller; Brooklyn Botanic Garden.]. Of the thousands of people who grow African-violets, only a few take advantage of the adaptability of these flowers for use in decorating.

Distressed by the confinement of all this loveliness to pots and window sills, I began some time ago to experiment with the possibilities African-violets offer to the flower arranger. Growing African Violets takes work, but it's the kind you enjoy.

Thats what members of the Gulf-Edison African Violet Club in Fort Myers say. Theyre preparing for their event within another event, the Home & Garden Show March 28 and 29 at Harborside Event Center in Fort Myers, so some of that enjoyable work is going on now.

Saintpaulia Reference List General - Ecology - Taxonomy and evolution African Violets, Gloxinias and Their Relatives, A Guide to the Cultivated Gesneriads. The Macmillan Co, New York.

The complete book of African violets. Barrows and Co., New York. Wilson, J. Observations on the flowers, fruit, and seedlings of File Size: KB. Wrinkly Writers. Gladys Hobson writes — My life in an open book. And my African violets keep their flowers for months, some of them brighten our bathroom.

I guess we get interesting views of each other. Violet is a real sweetie. She has a number of relatives in the house. Some prefer to live in the bathroom. Parma violets and their fragrant, single-flowered relative, Viola odorata, had their heyday from about through World War I.

Many new varieties, often sports (or natural mutations) of older Author: Elisabeth Ginsburg.Cinci/Dayton African Violet Societies’ Show and Sale. Members of both clubs invest much time and effort cultivating some of the o varieties of African violets and their Gesneriad botanical relatives to perfection for the annual African Violet Society of America sanctioned competition.

Take one look at the nearly entries. Members of both clubs invest much time and effort cultivating some of + varieties of African violets and their Gesneriad botanical relatives to perfection for the annual African Violet Society of America () sanctioned competition.