Twin Cities Gesneriad Society
This is the official site of the Twin Cities Gesneriad Society.
Twin Cities: Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA
Gesneriad: a member of the botanical family Gesneriaceæ, an increasingly popular group of house plants.
From the familiar to the less-known, from African Violets to Chinese and Vietnamese Violets, from florist Gloxinias to dependable Goldfish plants, there are many worth learning about and growing.
Society: a group of friends who work with these plants. Our annual activities include informational meetings and workshops. We also support plant shows and sales in collaboration with the African Violet Society of Minnesota.
Primulina, becoming more often grown
AKA “Asian Violet”, “Chinese Violet”. “Vietnamese Violet”