Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) held its annual Autumn Show at the Wishart Hall on Wednesday 5th May, 2021. There was a great variety of flowering orchids on display and the winners in the show categories are:
The May Member’s Virtual Voting competition saw 51 entries over the three member categories and the winners this month are:
Den hybrid Mousmee x trysiflorum [Grower: H Aberl]
Potinara cattleya ‘Burana Beauty’ [Grower: S Craven]
Cattleya (Seagulls Royal Flush x Intermedia) x Vaupes Sunrise x Lynn Spencer [Grower: M Fraraccio]
OPEN: – Dendrobium hybrid Mousmee x trysiflorum [Grower: H Aberl]
INTERMEDIATE: –Potinara cattleya ‘Burana Beauty’ [Grower: S Craven]
NOVICE: – Cattleya (Seagulls Royal Flush x Intermedia) x Vaupes Sunrise x Lynn Spencer [Grower: M Fraraccio]
Southern Suburbs Orchid Society is running monthly face-to-face meetings. Why not come along and enjoy another great meeting together with our guest speaker for May:
Terry Poulton – who is one of the leading growers of cymbidiums in Victoria and will surely have a wonderful and entertaining presentation for us. Terry can also provide great growing tips to improve your flowering cymbidium collections.
The meeting will conclude with supper. Again contribution from members would be welcome. You are encouraged to bring purchased food.
This will also be our Autumn Show with additional prizes and Show sashes to be won.
When: Wednesday 5th May 2021, (7:30pm Early session) 8:00pm Main Presentation Where: N.G. Wishart Hall, 964 Nepean Highway Moorabbin
We congratulate Herbert Aberl for being awarded a Club Cultural Certificate by the judges for his wonderful specimen of Dendrobium uncatum ‘Bentleigh’ (see image above), benched at our April monthly meeting. Well done Herbert!
Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) held its April meeting at the Wishart Hall on Wednesday 7th April. The guest speakers spoke about growing and looking after Australian native dendrobiums. The meeting was well attended by members and the Club welcomed three new members. Below are some of the plants which were benched at the meeting. The images featured here are just an indicator of the breadth and depth of members flowering plants which were on display.