July 12, 2009

Classes 13A and 13B - other flowering rhizomatous New World

SECTION B - New World Gesneriads in Flower - Rhizomatous

Class 13 was split into two. Click through for photos of all plants in both A and B. (Go straight to the slideshow.)

Class 13A Other rhizomatous gesneriads

Entry No. 185, Amalophyllon clarkii, exhibited by Jo Anne Martinez. Score: 97. First Place.
Entry No. 434, Amalophyllon rupestre, exhibited by Charlene Marietti. Score: 93. Second Place.

Class 13B Other rhizomatous gesneriads

Entry No. 249, Pearcea hypocyrtiflora, exhibited by Nancy Kast. Score: 97. First Place.
Entry No. 223, Pearcea, exhibited by Jay Sespico. Score: 90. Second Place.
Entry No. 122, Gloxinia 'Dragonsong', exhibited by Carol Hamelink. Score: 86. Third Place.

Gloxinia 'Dragonsong' is one of quite a few hybrids by local chapter members. Jim Roberts wrote about this cross in the March 2007 issue of Petal Tones.

(Navigating flickr.com: Photo sizes in the slideshow view are larger than the standard page-by-page view. While in slideshow, you can click on the photo to see the description. Wherever possible, I've included info from the judging sheets in the descriptions - for educational and informational purposes.)