W.A. ORCHID SPECTACULAR
CONFERENCE & SHOW
5th & 6th August 2017
Rendezvous Hotel,
West Coast H/Way,
Scarborough,
Western Australia

22ND WORLD
ORCHID CONFERENCE
8-12 November 2017
Guayaquil Convention Center, Ecuador

21ST AOC
CONFERENCE & SHOW
18-22 JULY 2018
'Orchids in the Foothills'
Hawkesbury Indoor Stadium, South Windsor,
NSW, Australia

MARIBYRNONG ORCHID SOCIETY 2009 SARCOCHILUS FESTIVAL

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