2018年7月15日

Gloxiniopsis racemosa

Blooms for the summer...



2018年7月2日

Primulina 'Matsumushi'

This is a miniature Primulina hybrid with rosette foliage. I assume it's a Japanese hybrid according to its Japanese name. An easy-grower.


2018年6月18日

Lazy Summer

Doing nothing is better than trying harder because the timing is not allowed. Everybody takes a nap then.




2018年6月4日

Boeica sp. 'Khao Sok'

Boeica .... this is a new genera that I just know recently. I have no idea about the exact ID of this plant that I encountered in southern Thailand. Similar to Boeica brachyandra which has been recorded in peninsula Malaysia. No more public information is available.

plant in situ




2018年5月22日

Primulina liujiangensis

Found in S.W. China, lately introduced to the public, Primulina liujiangensis is a charming plant that features beautiful foliage.


2018年5月6日

Gesneriads Reunion in 30th April in Taipei

The show plants for this year were impressed. As I can see the flowers are the more the better because the hybridizers and growers showed their excellent skills.
















2018年4月12日

La Belle Époque

El jardin se llenó de las flores de plantas Gesneriads, me gustan mucho, y tu ?



2018年4月8日

Smithiantha 'Designer's Honey Melon'

垂筒苣苔 '設計師的哈蜜瓜'

total plant height around 25"
植物全株高約25英吋
medium to large Smithiantha hybrid
中至大型的垂筒苣苔交配種
green foliage with dark green veins
綠葉帶墨綠色葉脈
long-lasting and dense flowers
花壽長且花朵密集
clear-cut two-tone color
清晰的內外雙色花
orange outside, pale yellow inside
花筒橘色,花臉淺黃色
plant and spike proportion is around 6:4
株身與花序的比例約 6:4



2018年4月7日

Smithiantha 'Designer's Honey Pomelo'

垂筒苣苔 '設計師的蜜柚'

total plant height around 12"
植物全株高約12英吋
medium Smithiantha hybrid
中型的垂筒苣苔交配種
green foliage with red veins
綠色葉帶紅脈
long-lasting and dense flowers
花壽長且花朵密集
soft/light two-tone color
輕柔的內外雙色花
orange outside, pale pink inside
花筒橘色,花臉淺粉色
plant and spike proportion is around 5:5
株身與花序的比例約 5:5



2018年4月6日

Smithiantha 'Designer's Honey Plum'

垂筒苣苔 '設計師的蜜李'

total plant height around 14"
植物全株高約14英吋
medium Smithiantha hybrid
中型的垂筒苣苔交配種
medium green foliage
中綠色葉
long-lasting and dense flowers

花壽長且花朵密集
pleasing two-tone color
討喜的內外雙色花
orange outside, rosy plum inside
花筒橘色,花臉玫瑰李子色
plant and spike proportion is around 5:5
株身與花序的比例約 5:5



2018年4月4日

Sinn. Jung's Orange Zest

A Big Guy !!!
It almost blooms anytime all over the year, but the spring one is the best.



2018年4月2日

Codonoboea puncticulata

The species was named after Latin 'puncticulate' which means = marked with minute dots; referring to the dotted leaf surfaces.

Distribution : Singapore and Peninsular Malaysia, Johor, Pahang and Terengganu.
Ecology : Lowland to hill forest, 20–924 m altitude, on various habitats, from shaded earth bank, river banks, rock surface in forest floor, river or by waterfall.
Notes : This is a variable species, the typical type is the rosette form with a woody root stock.


2018年3月21日

on time in the spring

As usual , that's what it is called Primulina.


2018年3月18日

Smithiantha 'Designer's Burning Cloud'

Bright orange Smithiantha blooms densely above the green foliage. This classic color of Smithiantha is something that never fades away.



2018年3月17日

Latest Smithiantha in Taiwan

Probably the latest flowering Smithiantha in Taiwan ... yeah but they just start. XD


2018年3月6日

Tetraphyllum roseum

Found in peninsula Malaysia, southern Thailand, Khao Sok National Park, this unusual gesneriad plant thrives in shady area along the trail. The young foliage looks extremely similar to Sinn. leucotricha.  



2018年2月25日

Primulina sinovietnamica 中越報春苣苔

A miniature Primulina with variegated foliage.



2018年2月15日

Happy Chinese New Year

sheer happiness with HYC's Smithiantha ......



2018年2月4日

Smithiantha seedlings

Stone's new seedlings of Smithiantha , so colorful ...



2018年1月29日

long time no see

Primulina is not the major collection in my Gesneriads garden because the snails in my garden love it a lot. I do not want to offer free salad for them !!! But I do have some Primulinas that sometimes light up my garden with their unusual beauty.

Chirita liujiangensis

Chirita 'Suisei'