March 10, 2011

meeting reminder: Saturday March 12

Just a reminder that our next meeting is Saturday, March 12, 2011, at the U.S. National Arboretum in Washington, DC. Doors open at 10:30, program starts at 11:00. The topic is growing Saintpaulia for show.

Barbara S. sent in this photograph of her Saintpaulia rupicola: "It is a good 24 inches in diameter.  It is one of my favorite species."

S. rupicola is a multi-crowned standard or bushy trailer native to the lowland area Kaloleni (near Mombasa), Kenya.