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What’s Flowering in October

Members of the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) held their October Virtual Voting Competition. Overall their were 72 entries submitted by members. There were 19 entries in the Open, 18 in intermediate and Novice Section had the most entries – … Continue reading

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Orch-Tober Virtual Vote Winners

Members of the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) held their October Virtual Voting Competition. Overall there were 72 entries submitted by members. There were 19 entries in the Open Section, 18 in Intermediate and the Novice Section had the most … Continue reading

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Another first for Southern Suburbs

The only good thing about Lockdown 6.0 in Melbourne is that it has given members of the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) an opportunity to create and photograph a virtual display stand of their orchids in their own homes, as … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in August

Southern Suburbs Orchid Society members submitted 68 entries into the August Virtual Voting competition. Here are some examples of the entries, so that you get an idea of what is flowering in late Winter in and around inner southern Melbourne. … Continue reading

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Our (Respected + Impressive) = August Winners

The August Member’s Virtual Voting Competition saw 68 entries over the three member sections and the winners this month are: NOVICE:  Cymbidium Green[Grower: J Derham] INTERMEDIATE: Oncidium Midnight Miracle Mask [Grower: L Bunning] OPEN: Lc Blue angel ‘Executive’ [Grower: E … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

Once upon a time an orchid club put on a virtual show which had a cast of wonderful orchids with some exotic and magical names, no doubt with many stories to tell, such as: A modern day ‘take’ on an … Continue reading

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All Orchids | All Different

Here we have three examples of orchid, all very different and all stunning. They have all been grown by SSOS members and they are all flowering in July. The July Member’s Virtual Voting Competition saw 59 entries over the three … Continue reading

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Time to stock up

Never mind Dry July, for orchid extras, try July! Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) is running monthly face-to-face meetings. Why not come along and enjoy another great meeting together with our guest speaker for July: Andrew Wagstaff from Orchid Extras … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in June

Here is a selection of the plants members voted for in Southern Suburbs Members-Only virtual voting competition in June, 2021. Novice section Intermediate section Open section View the complete list of entries for the Members-Only June Virtual Voting competition. This … Continue reading

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June is Bursting Out in Flower

June is bursting out in flower All over our backyards in the chill Buds are bursting out of orchids And the voting has been awarded To every winning club member’s thrill! [With apologies to Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical lyrics from … Continue reading

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