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Re: More IAS show (Sept. 18-19, 2010) info ...

Hi Dan,

we have once in a while (si Deus querer) seeds on Drac polypoides.

sometimes it is years before i by chance see them.

Julius Boos managed to germinate them, Ithing letting them float in  
water for some time.

IF I see them on a plant, i'm happy to sent you some.

rgrds,     Joep Moonen

On Sep 4, 2010, at 8:26 PM, plantguy@zoominternet.net wrote:

> Hi Steve and all,
> While I have never been able to go to one of these shows as I simply  
> can
> not justify the expense to travel to Miami by myself and ditch the  
> family I
> always admire the pics of the show after the fact that appear either  
> on the
> IAS site or via this forum....maybe some day when the kids are out of
> college :o)
> I wonder if anyone can tell me whether Dracontium are ever available  
> at the
> IAS show?  This is the one genus that inspires me and I have had some
> success with them over the past 5 years so am always looking to  
> acquire a
> new species.  I should say that most of the specimens I have are of  
> the
> no-ID variety though.  I have 3 known species (polyphyllum, prancei  
> and
> amazoense) and perhaps as many as 5 unknown sp based on known locale  
> of the
> place they came from.....proves nothing I realize, but gives me  
> hope :o)
> If anyone can hook me up with a seller at the IAS show that sells
> Dracontium for these good prices Steve talks about I'd love to hear  
> from
> them!!
> Thanks so much,
> Dan
> Gibsonia, PA
> Original Message:
> -----------------
> From: Steve Marak samarak@gizmoworks.com
> Date: Sat, 4 Sep 2010 15:16:08 -0500 (CDT)
> To: aroid-l@gizmoworks.com
> Subject: [Aroid-l] More IAS show (Sept. 18-19, 2010) info ...
> Aroiders, more info on the IAS show which is in 2 weeks. As usual, see
> http://aroid.org/show/ for more information:
> One reason people come to the annual IAS show is that it is a place to
> acquire rare plants at very attractive prices. Every year the array of
> commercial aroid offerings on the show floor is unsurpassed by any  
> other
> venue. And the best thing is that you can speak directly with the  
> vendors,
> availing yourself of their expert opinions, and pick out the  
> specimens you
> like best. What's more, when you buy them, you have them right there  
> in
> your hand. No need to wait and worry about when they might arrive at  
> your
> house and what shipping travails they may have experienced in  
> transit. A
> bird in the hand, as they say.
> Then, there's the auction. The auction is the place to find really
> one-of-a-kind plants, and sometimes two-of-a-kind plants. Prices  
> have been
> historically what one might call a "steal", although some of us are
> working hard so that prices in the future will be boosted by  
> attracting
> more bidders. So this year might be your chance to secure  
> astonishingly
> rare plants at very modest prices. Auction details will be  
> available, as
> they become known to us, on the IAS website.
> Rare plants. Isn't that the reason you're a member? Get them at the  
> show.
> -- Steve Marak
> -- samarak@gizmoworks.com
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