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Admin has said we can have a "sticky" thread for our Wants and Haves.
I think we should keep the rules for posting simple . . . 1. One post per member and 2. No chatting. This way, it will cut down on browsing time to find the actual list for each member . . . does that make sense? Each member can go and edit their post as many times as they'd like. Does everyone agree? If so, "sticky" away, Admin!
micro mini sinningia - plant or seeds
still looking for various Franken streps
Rob's Fo Fum
Rob's Magnetic Field
Cajun's Lil' Love
Cajun's Little Tizzy
Cajun's Slow Dance
Wild Irish Rose
I see the roots for these leaves thru the translucent cups, so babies should be popping up any time! I would definitely be interested in trading baby plants for other baby plants, leaves, or leaf cuttings.
My want list (all African Violets)... * indicates that I want it even more :-D
Honey Blue Ace
Lilla BlŚklockan (Little Bluebell)
Little Chippery Trail
Midget Bon Bon
*Optimara Little Aquamarine
*Optimara Little Blue Topaz
*Optimara Little Coral
*Optimara Little Crystal
*Optimara Little Emerald
*Optimara Little Fluorite
*Optimara Little Jade
*Optimara Little Kunzite
*Optimara Little Lapis
*Optimara Little Opal
*Optimara Little Pearl
*Optimara Little Topaz
*Optimara Little Turquoise
*Optimara Little Violet Sapphire
Skagit Toy Nugget
Vallarta Campanas Moradas
My "have" list of AVs is always changing (I am ditching most all semis and focusing on minis), not to mention I have access to a lot more in my best friend Lenny's collection (what's mine is his, what's his is mine) so I'm not gonna bother trying to list them all--If there's something you want and you have something I want, lemme know and we can prolly pull off a trade.
I have more avs and streps than I can say grace over and will be happy to share them.
I would like to grow some different gessies...like epsicias, sinningias, chiritas, aesychanthus, nematanthus and any 'odd' gesneriad. Thanks (just in case you have a Russian av leaf, I would die for those)
Mini or semi mini Av's
and really want sinningia, any pet., and kohleria
Kohleria: Marquis de Sade
OT--I have a huge plant of zig zig cactus and a huge plant of Night blooming cereus if anyone would like starts from them. They are very very easy to start. And also have a large pink blooming (Noid) lipstick vine that is easy to start and get cutting from.
Right now I can offer leaves and lots of babies for trades. I have a hugh list of semi and mini avs, way too many to list here. If there is something you are looking for, please send a dmail. I may well have the variety you are looking for. Mostly I am looking to add mini avs to my collection and would consider trading for anything that is not currently in my collection. I am especially looking for vintage mini avs.
My want list, just to name a few:
Budís Lonesome George
Macís A Million
Macís Hot Ďr Ďn Hades
Macís Kismetís Knight
Macís Overly Ostentatious
Macís True Love
Macís Zany Zideka
My Black Rose
Shirlís Holiday Bells
I also have quite a few Hoyas and Rhipsalis, if you're interested in cuttings of those. I'll try to get around to making a list of them soon. Ask if you're interested. ^_^
What I want:
I love to grow anything from seeds, so if you have any you're going to throw out, I'd love them! LOL
variegated Strep seeds
fragrant Strep seeds
mini/compact Strep seeds
any Sinningia cross seeds
Betty's Green Gardenia
Mac's Carnival Clown
Tea's Sea Spray
Rob's Cotton Ball
Rob's Diamond Chips
Optimara Little Moonstone
Carnation Sprinkles (chimera)
Pony Ride (chimera)
any Sora AV
Small Streps that I don't have. I realize that's quite subjective, and I'll try to come up with a list of actual names soon.
any of Dale Martens' small Streps she's hybridized
any that I don't have, but I'll try to give some idea LOL
any orange or coral colored flowered ones and heavily spotted ones
Out of Towhee
Ozark Coral Freckles
Heartland's July Fireworks
dielsii (yes, I know I'm never going to get it, but did you SEE it in the 09 Convention pics?? LOL)
Any Chirita I don't have, and I don't have that many. Even the common ones would be great!
--Rob's Outer Orbit
--Ek Pallas Athena
--Ek Chiffon Watercolor
EK Ladies Choice Dance
Ek Goddess of Night
Ek Lord of the Rings
Ek Blue Lagoon
Ek Blue Diamond
Ek Good Lady Luck
Ek Golden Antelope
Ek Lace Parasols
Ek Mikhail Lermontov
Ek Heavenly Castle
Ek Autumn Kiss
My Wants are simple: Any Optimara Mini...I'll take leaves (min. 3 per trade)
I only have leaves for trade, but I'm in FL, and I don't trade anywhere north of SC from Oct. 1 - April 1. Only have one trade each of these right now. Will hopefully have more, and babies in the spring.
Rob's Denim Demon
Ness Satin Rose
Lucky Lady Bug
If you are one of the regulars here on the AV board or one of my trading buddies (from DG or elsewhere), feel free to ask about any of my plants at any time -- I have plenty and will always be more than happy to share whatever I can. For others, I'm afraid I won't be able to do "for postage" trades ( I have had a lot of requests for these). But I am an avid collector of many other types of plants and would be happy to entertain trades for plants outside of the gesneriad family -- just send me a link to your tradelist.
AVs Russians (plants, leaves); Robs (leaves mostly); Senks and other wasps (plantets/leaves); Deans and Macs (leaves, some plants). Also, a few trailers and a lot of others. Ask if you are looking for something in particular.
Episcia Blue Nile, Ember Lace/EL Reverse, Emerald Green, Jim's Canadian Sunset/Rose Garden/Dancing Doll, Flamingo, Heartland's Fleeting Gold, Silver Sheen, Fanny Haague, Strawberry Patch, Pink Acajou
* Columnea ( 'Firebird' )
* Streptocarpus ( Roulette Azur, Alabaster Rose, Hartlands Glacier some others -- see my trade list )
* Nematanthus ( Christmas Holly )
* Misc ( Hoyas, Rhipsalis, other jungle cactus -- quite a few of all three )
In general, I am open to suggestions. I am most interested in striking or unusual colors, variegated or nonstandard leaves (longifolia, girl, clackamus, compound, etc) or just about anything weird/unusual. Currently obsessed with episcias. And any Russians (particularly with variegated leaves or flowers) would be great. Some others I'd like to find are:
* Rob's Scrumptious
* Georgia Star
* Amethyst Sparks
* Cherry Cola
* Mac's Coral Cutie (or any variegated Mac I don't have)
* Heinz's Sentimental
* Brass Band
* Dean's Lady Bug (or any Dean I don't have)
* Cinnamon Candy
* Wrangler's Ghost Riders
Episcia Star of Bethlehem, Chocolate Velour, Chocolate and Cherries, Alice's Outback, Suomi, Silver Dust, Silver Skies, La Solidad Bronze, Any pink or pink variegate
* Streptocarpus ( Bristol's Mei Lei, Roulette Cherry, Guidelines, Japanese hybrids )
* Columnea ( Any yellow or orange )
* Nematanthus ( Tropicana or others )
* Sinningia ( Fuchsia Treasure -- have 3 micros, but would love any bright colors, minis or micros )
* Kohleria ( Any; would esp like Silver Feather )
i am re-entering the AV world. would love a few, just a few leaves of varigated AV. Not very familiar with what is in... Did Violets in NYS about 20 years ago.
If any one wants to share I'll pay postage. TU Helene
My most wanted is an older violet that may not still be in existence. It is
If anyone has it and is willing to share I would be happy to either exchange leaves from some of mine or an arrangement could be made.
The official temperature outside is "freakishly cold", which means the chances of any kind of trade and/or plant purchases are at least 2 months away (unless you have a system, in which case I"m craving a trade for mini and semi-mini leaves) . . .
So, what to do in the meantime? For those that have posted Have/Wants previously, please take the time to update your lists . . . for those that have not posted previously - shame on you!
Seriously, though, even if you post a few leaves at a time . . . we all have to start somewhere, right? And with the spring shows/sales coming up soon, someone may see something you are looking for!
Mail it to me if you are far south enough to avoid freezing.
Here is a strange Optimara: Two for the price of one.
I bought one 4" plant but it split as it developed,
and one has regular foliage and flat petal blooms,
but the one next to it has FRILLY foliage and blooms.
I'm pretty new to growing streps, but I love what I have (many thanks to Jim and Nichole).
I would love to try growing some of the Dibley streps I've seen on ebay.
In particular, I'd like;
Dibley's Falling stars
Edit to add:
Fire & Ice
I've been there - twice! and each time i spend way over $100! Both times the strep selection was minimal. I would love to trade with the folks on DG - I've gotten healthier plants and a very nice selection.
Thanks for the suggestion though
Yeah...hard not to spend a fortune there! ack!
Hint...the plants available in the public greenhouses come and go, they keep a private stock. If you ask for a specific plant, and they have one, they will propagate a plant for you...if you ever get really stuck for a source.
-Rhapsodie Farrah, Cora, and Jackie
-Honky Tonk Blues
-Optimara Hawaii, Arizona, Maine
-Wrangler's Boot Stompin'
-Ma's Winter Moon
-Ness' Fantasy Gold and Satin Rose
i still have a ton of strep leaves,
im looking for episcias,
my have list of streps is too long to post,but i do have several hundred varietys
also have some begoinas too
red fred is one i can share a few leaves of
have some wasps a few few imps
would love to get the martian back also looking for rocky mountain trail too
Does anyone have any African Violets or Strepto's they would like to give a leave off of? I could pay postage reimbursement. Or I have two leaves I could trade...Please let me know. Thanks for looking.
Looking into growing this little beauty but having a hard time finding seeds. Ordered from Petite plants this morning but she emailed back later that they were out an failed to pull them off the site. I can Paypal whatever the cost of the seeds and shipping would be. Why are these so hard to find??? Thanks!
I know I haven't been on this forum in a while, but I am still around, and I lurk... ;o)
Hope you all have been well!
I am getting back in to Streps. I have already ordered most of my favorites, but there are a couple varieties I can't find via eBay or other on-line sources. I will list them under my name way up near the top of this thread... But quickly they are... Helter Skelter, and Space Dust. I love fantasy Streps, so if you know of any unusual fantasies out there... the Dimitris line (DS, out of Russia) comes to mind... Please let me know!
Have about 50 different varieties of episcias available for trade for items in my want list or any other episcias I don't have.
Partial list of what I have available, could be stolons or small plants:
Thad's Homemade Wine
Harmony's Slinky Pink
Jim's Canadian Sunset
Jim's Sea of Love
Jim's Black Star
I also have other varieties so just ask me if you are looking for something in particular and I may just have it.
Joy's Pink Halo
Rob's Outer Orbit
Skies Over Italy
Only Leaves as of now:
Cajun's Fickle Flirt
Rob's Twinkle Pink
Rob's Twinkle Blue
Little Hopi II
Trinket O Pink
Dean's Bunny Blue
Rob's Cool Fruit
Senk's Arctic Fox
Rob's Combustible Pigeon
Senk's Fruit Fly
Wee Little Willie
Shirl's Blue Eyes
Rob's Voodoo Blue
I have a huge list of African violets and streptocarpus. I'm looking to add to my streptocarpus.
Below is a list of leaves I can trade for leaves I don't have. Looking for trades of at least 5 diff leaves or more to make or worth the shipping costs. I also have a few florist sinningias and a few episcias.
Franken night and day
Bristols black cherry
Bristols goose egg
Bristols Mei lee
Bristols indigo eyes
Believe In miracles
Web of intrigue
Fire & ice
Neil's mystic lake
Ally's Molly Howell
Bristols oriental art
Bristols original art
Texas hot chilli
These may oral not all be available come spring as if like to set up some spring trades now while it's cold. And send early spring. So send me a message.