Northern Illinois Gesneriad Society Show & Sale

Gesneriad Show & Sale

Saturday & Sunday
March 16 – 17
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Burnstein Hall

The gesneriad (gĕs-nîr'ē-ăd' or jĕs-nîr'ē-ăd') family contains some of the most decorative and widely grown tropical plants including lipstick plant, primrose, gloxinia, and African violets. Explore the beauty of approximately 50 exhibits featuring 20 different types. Learn about the diversity of their flowers and foliage, and see free demonstrations on propagation, soil, and more. Shop for cuttings, tubers, and rhizomes on sale for $2 – $20