One of the valuable benefits of membership in The
Gesneriad Society is the opportunity to purchase seeds
from the Seed Fund.
Hundreds of rare and unusual species and hybrids are
available by mail order, thanks to generous donations
from members and other growers.
Lists of some of the
seeds that may be ordered are published in each issue
of our journal Gesneriads, along with the ordering
Growing gesneriads from seed enables members to
acquire plants that are not readily available from any
other source. A complimentary packet of mixed seed is
sent to each new member, providing an introduction to
several different types of plants that are found in
Our species seed list contains over 60 genera with almost 400 species and/or cultivars, and and our hybrid list contains approximately 100 crosses. You can see that it is well worth joining in order to be able to order seed.
Seeds are also available for purchase by
members attending the annual Gesneriad Society