18-22 JULY 2018

'Orchids in the Foothills'

Hawkesbury Indoor Stadium,
South Windsor,
NSW, Australia

MARIBYRNONG ORCHID SOCIETY Sarcochilus Festival for 2016

As well as our member's orchid displays, refreshments, plant sales and orchid accessory sales and a raffle were all a part of the weekend.

Here are some photos that were taken at the show.

Grand Champion of the Maribyrnong Orchid Society Sarcochilus Festival & Orchid Show, Masdevallia coccinea '‘Blanche'’ by Anita Evans. Also Champion Species of the Show - Gerald McCraith AM Award, Champion Orchid of the General Section and Champion Masdevallia. Congratulations.

Sarco Sweetheart 'Dolly', Grand Champion Sarcanthinae of Victoria, Champion Sarcanthinae Hybrid and Best Complex Sarcochilus Hybrid (non Intergeneric), shown by Lorraine Fagg. Also awarded HCC/AOC 2016 (VIC) 79.2points

Champion Sarcanthinae Species and Best hartmannii Species, Sarco hartmannii '‘Mt Molby'’, John Haniver

Best Seedling Sarcanthinae 1st Flowering, (M & J Lattimore Award), Sarco hartmannii '‘Baby BS' x Duno 'Nicky’s Twin', K Moss

Best Pendant Sarcanthinae, Plectochilus Richard Jost, Lorraine Fagg.

Best Sarcanthinae Mini Stand, Stand 'O', Grant Garrett.

Champion Australian Native, Den tetragonum '‘No 1',’ Steve Stebbing.

Champion Cymbidium and Champion Exhibit by an Intermediate Grower, Cymbidium Francie Porter 'Enid',’ Alex Christou.

AOC Award granted on the night: to John Haniver for Plcs Jester 'Elisa' (Plcs Harlequin 'Court Jester' x harmannii 'Gold Spot') HCC/AOC/2016 (Vic) 78.5pts and AD/AOC/2016 (Vic) 81pts

The Floral Art display was very impressive. This was the first entry for our new Junior, Saskia Lattimore.