WHAT FUN I HAD attending the Capital District African Violet Society’s annual show in Guilderland, New York, this weekend. One of the first plants to grab my attention there was ‘Ma’s Blue Spinner,’ pictured up top. This chimera, grown to perfection by Margaret Califano, has sumptuous, semi-double blue-purple blooms, and handsome, medium-green leaves edged in cream. Would you like to see other award-winning plants and flower-arrangements exhibited at the show? Here they are, in a click-to-enlarge photo gallery:
Also on display were flower arrangements featuring saintpaulias. The following designs are thoughtful variations on the show’s theme: “African Violets Rock: A Geological Exploration:”
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