February 23, 2012

some older Green Spring Gardens photos

Ken's post reminded me that I saw a couple of gesneriads at Green Spring Gardens a few years ago as well.

Here's a large container of Streptocarpus - I wonder if it's the same as the one there now:

And here is Primulina 'Chastity' (formerly Chirita):

Chirita Chastity

Chastity is a John Boggan hybrid: P. flavimaculata x P. longgangensis. You can see the clump in the middle of this photo:

indoor pond with Chirita

And here's a shot showing how it was spreading via bare stems running along the surface:

Chirita Chastity

And finally, to remind us that summer is coming, a couple of shots from outdoors: