All About African Violets Episode 3.006 – Coming Home from Show


Welcome to my Sunroom

  • Coming back from Convention
  • Thanks for all your good wishes for my arm injury!

Tips and Treasures

  • So, what do you do when you’re coming home from a big show?
  • What steps do you take?
  • Growing to Show, by Pauline Bartholomew

A Look at the Stands

  • There is a lot of work that has to happen after a show – and sometimes it takes more than an afternoon to accomplish it.

Get the Bail Money Ready

Nothing on the AVSA site until September!

Share your growing spaces and some of your favorite plants! If you would like to have your growing space featured in a post on the website, there is a form you can fill out and upload some photos!

And yes, I really did ramp up!

  • Alchemy Yellow Star (9369) 09/24/2004 (D. Senk) Single yellow bell/variable purple fantasy. Medium green, heart-shaped, quilted, serrated. Semiminiature (Western). Note that this might actually be Alchemy Morning Star – the sleeve said one thing, and the stake said another. Guess we’ll find out when it eventually blooms :-D
  • Allegro Cupid Pink (J. Stromborg) Single pink pansy/darker eye, notched tips. Medium green, plain. Semiminiature
  • Allegro Watermelon Ruffles (10439) 11/17/2011 (J. Stromborg) Single-semidouble ruffled light pink pansy/dark pink patches, green-edged top petals. Dark green, heart-shaped, glossy, ruffled, serrated/red back. Semiminiature
  • Always Pink (3864) 02/03/1980 (T. Khoe) Single pink. Plain. Miniature trailer (Western)
  • Annabelle (8636) 07/18/1997 (K. Stork) Double pink two-tone star. Black-green/red back. Large
  • Austin’s Smile (9917) 03/22/2008 (Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses/P. Sorano) Single coral-pink frilled star/darker fantasy, raspberry edge. Dark green, ovate, quilted, serrated/red back. Standard
  • Biscayne Trail (S. Williams) Single-Semidouble lavender blue Variegated Champion girl foliage. Semiminiature trailer (User Database)
  • Cajun’s Christy (10936) 01/22/2018 (B. Thibodeaux) Single-semidouble purple star/white eye and rays, thin white edge, variable green on top petals. Variegated medium green and cream, plain, ovate. Standard
  • Fresh Air (10553) 06/21/2012 (K. Stork/S. Holtzmann) Single-semidouble lavender star. Dark green, plain, glossy/red back. Large
  • Heartland’s Lime Sherbet (D. Martens) Semidouble pale pink pansy/green edge, mostly upper petals. Dark green, quilted, serrated/red back. Standard
  • Jolly Fun (H. Pittman) Semidouble rose/white edge. Dark green, plain. Miniature (TX Hyb, DAVS 1648)
  • Jolly Kid (10454) 11/21/2011 (H. Pittman) Single purple sticktite pansy. Dark green, plain. Miniature (DAVS 1724, TX Hyb)
  • Jolly Maiden (10011) 11/22/2008 (H. Pittman) Single-semidouble white star/pink markings. Medium green, plain, pointed. Semiminiature (TX Hyb)
  • Joy’s Pink Halo (8569) 11/26/1996 (D. Hoover) Single-semidouble pink sticktite pansy. Variegated dark green, white and pink, plain, quilted, pebbled. Semiminiature (Western)
  • Kaboom (K. Stork) Single-semidouble red-rose large frilled pansy. Dark green, wavy. Standard
  • K’s Sage Wand (10797) 09/08/2015 (K. Hajner) Single-semidouble medium blue two-tone ruffled pansy/variable green on upper petals. Variegated medium green, white and pink, heart-shaped, quilted, wavy, serrated. Standard (Western)
  • Little Chippery Trail (7665) 01/31/1992 (Armstrong/Domiano) Double dark fuchsia star. Medium green, pointed. Miniature trailer (DAVS 1342)
  • Mark (3007) 09/20/1976 (Union County Chapter AVS/Max Maas) Double dark red frilled. Quilted, ruffled. Standard
  • Newtown Quiet Resolve (9439) 05/27/2005 (S. Holtzman) Double dark purple pansy. Variegated dark green, pink and cream, pointed, quilted, serrated. Large
  • Optimara Little Azurite (7915) 07/06/1993 (Holtkamp) Single purple-blue/thin white edge. Medium green, ovate, glossy, hairy, serrated/red back. Miniature
  • Optimara Little Wichita Girl (Holtkamp) Double pink. Plain, medium green. Miniature (User Database)
  • Optimara Ontario (6588) 05/25/1987 (Holtkamp) Single white. Medium green, plain, glossy. Standard
  • Pip Squeek (3603) 02/06/1979 (L. Lyon) Single pink star. Semi-trailing. Miniature trailer
  • Precious Red (9724) 01/15/2007 (H. Pittman) Semidouble-double dark red pansy. Dark green, plain/red back. Miniature
  • Red Cloud (10554) 06/21/2012 (K. Stork) Single-semidouble red pansy. Dark green, plain/red back. Standard
  • Rob’s Rinky Dink (8739) 07/25/1998 (R. Robinson) Semidouble dark burgundy-red pansy. Dark green, pointed, glossy/red back. Miniature
  • Rodeo Country (8006) 10/16/1993 (J. Munk) Semidouble-double medium blue. Dark green, serrated/red back. Large (DAVS 1383, TX Hyb)
  • Rosy Pink (10683) 03/19/2014 (Paul Sorano/Lyndon Lyon Greenhouses) Double pink frilled star/random white edge. Dark green, heart-shaped, quilted, serrated. Semiminiature
  • clone ionanthus (S 5c1) Description pending. Clone of S. ionanthus subsp. ionanthus var. ionanthus. Saintpaulia species
  • clone orbicularis (S 5f) Description pending. Clone of S. ionanthus subsp. orbicularis. Saintpaulia species
  • clone tongwensis Uppsala 3397 (S 5c1) Description pending. Clone of S. ionanthus subsp. ionanthus var. ionanthus. Saintpaulia species
  • clone white ionanthus (S 5c1) Description pending. Clone of S. ionanthus subsp. ionanthus var. ionanthus. Saintpaulia species
  • Santee Sioux (10555) 06/21/2012 (K. Stork) Double red pansy. Dark green, plain/red back. Standard
  • SK Pervaya Lyubov [First Love] (Kuznetsov) Semidouble deep fuschsia-red bells. Dark green, red-badked, tiny, glossy. Miniature (User Database)
  • Smooch Me (8776) 11/14/1998 (K. Stork) Single-semidouble rose-pink pansy/variable red eye. Dark green, quilted, glossy, serrated. Standard
  • Streptocarpus ‘Blueberry Butterflies’ (D. Martens) Other Gesneriad (User Database)
  • Streptocarpus ‘Dale’s Starry Night’ (D. Martens) Other Gesneriad (User Database)
  • Wisteria (2056) 01/08/1970 (F. Tinari) Double lavender. Plain, glossy. Large


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