18-22 JULY 2018

'Orchids in the Foothills'

Hawkesbury Indoor Stadium,
South Windsor,
NSW, Australia


The 2009 Sarc festival was very successful. On display by members were a large range of Sarcochilus and other genera. There were various demonstrations, floral art, food, refreshments, and the sale of orchids and plant accessories adding to the interest. A raffle was also held.

Here are some photos that were taken at the show.

The Grand Champion Orchid of the Show is this beautiful Rhyn retusa grown by J & M Lattimore (also won Champion Orchid of the General Section and Best Species Orchid)

The Best Exhibit by a novice grower: Sarc Mavis x falcatus owned by B Whearam

The Grand Champion Sarcanthinae, grown by S Stebbing, was Kilgra 'Lavender Fusion'. Also received Champion Sarcanthinae Hybrid and Best Aust Sarcochilus Intergeneric Hybrid

Champion Sarcanthinae Species is Sarc hartmannii grown by G Garrett

Champion Sarcanthinae Specimen, grown by A Evans, is Sarc hartmannii 'Blue Knob x George'

Best fitzgeraldii Species, Sarc fitzgeraldii, grown by A Murphy

Best hartmannii Species, Sarc hartmannii 'BS' x self, grown by G Garrett

George Colthup 'Michelle' grown by A Murphy & K Moss, is the Best Complex Sarcochilus hybrid

Best Seedling Sarcanthinae Flowering for the first time, grown by D Bradshaw is Sarc George Colthup

Champion Stand of the Show was a display by S & H Randall. The stand also won Best Mini Stand and displayed the Champion Masdevallia Orchid, Masd Pinchincha 'Cape View'

Champion Basket Orchids (also Best Basket of Sarcanthinae) owned by B Duncan

Arpophyllum spicateum, grown by E & F Wilde, won Best Cultivated Orchid

One of the many stands of Sarcanthinae at the Show

Floral Art is also a feature of the Show. This is the winner of the Open Section, by H Randall