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The Gesneriad Society
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Gesneriad Gallery

Gesneriads are a varied plant Family. The members of the National Capital Area Chapter are proud of their plants.

Follow this link to view plants grown by Chapter members and shown in the 2008 Plant Show.

Upcoming Meetings

January 9, 2016 (Saturday), at 10:30: Propagation Workshop -Preparing your plants for show, by Brian Connor. Location: The Behnke Nurseries in Beltsville, MD.

February 13, 2016 (Saturday), at 10:30: Primulina, Petrocosmea, African Violets & Streptocarpus -Panel with 4 growers. Location: The Behnke Nurseries in Beltsville, MD.

March 18-20, 2016: Gesneriad Plant Show & Sale. Location: The Behnke Nurseries in Beltsville, MD.


New members to our local group - you should receive an email from us confirming that you have been added to our members' email list. If you don't hear from us, please send us an email.

About the Chapter

The National Capital Area Chapter of The Gesneriad Society is a group of gesneriad enthusiasts in the Washington, D.C. area.

“The purpose of the chapter shall be to afford a convenient and beneficial association of persons interested in gesneriads; to stimulate a widespread interest in the identification, correct nomenclature, culture, and propagation of gesneriads; and to encourage the origination and introduction of new cultivars.” (NCAC bylaws.)