18-22 JULY 2018

'Orchids in the Foothills'

Hawkesbury Indoor Stadium,
South Windsor,
NSW, Australia


We had a fantastic turnout to see our 2011 Autumn Orchid Show. There were various demonstrations, floral art, food, refreshments, and the sale of orchids and plant accessories adding to the interest. We also had a raffle.

Here are some photos that were taken at the show.

Grand Champion of the Maribyrnong Orchid Society Autumn 2011 Show

Masdevallia lehmannii 'Casablanca'
grown by Steve & Helen Randall. Also The Gerald McCraith AM Award for Champion Species Orchid, and Champion Masdevallia Orchid

Reserve Champion was Masd Bob Hoffman 'Anya' owned by Darren & Vaso Howard

The Champion Stand (Predominately Orchids) was entered by Steve & Helen Randall

Individual plants and baseket groups are on show. The Champion Basket of Orchids was arranged by Grace Manna

Orchids can be grown cool, intermediate or warm

There is a huge variety in size and colour

Champion Laeliinae Orchid was Slc Dal's Buddy 'Vaso', Darren & Vaso Howard

Reserve Champion Laeliinea Orchid, Lc Hawaiian Wedding Song 'Virgin' by Joe Crawford

This stand entered by Malcolm Pearce displayed the Champion Cymbidium, Cym Starquest 'Ivory' and the Champion Hybrid Orchid, Phrag Gargoyle 'Alkoomi'

Margot and Jim Lattimore displayed the Champion Specimen Orchid, Phal Heiroglyphica 'Alba'

Best Wired Work was this stunning bouquet by Margot Lattimore

The Best Intermediate Floral Art display by Barbara Carey

Morning and afternoon tea and light lunches are enjoyed by the public and workers

For Orchid Judges, the learning continues. Thank you to Peter Adams

A lovely celebratory cake was donated to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Maribyrnong Orchid Society