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From Red Sox and Purple Spots to Golden Eyes and Luscious Lips

See what’s flowering in November Once again there was a wide variety of plants to view in our November virtual voting competition. Out of the 73 entries, many were chosen by members as their favourites in the virtual voting competition. … Continue reading

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Once again competition was tight for our November virtual voting competition. Out of the many entries, our members liked and voted for 26 different plants, with clear favourites chosen in Novice and Open sections. However, it was not so clear … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in October

Orchids grow all year round so it is not difficult to find something flowering during every month of the year. At Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS), members grow a wide variety of orchids and seldom have difficulties finding something to … Continue reading

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Who Said ‘Three’s a Crowd’?

I don’t know, but ‘three’s not a crowd’ in our competition. Members of the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) were this month eligible to submit images of their currently flowering orchids and to vote for their favourite flower in each … Continue reading

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Oh What a Beauty and (such) a Delight

This beauty is Dendrobium ‘St Albans’ x Australian Rose Beauty ‘Pink Delight’. This was the 1st Prize Winner of Intermediate Section at the recent SSOS inaugural Virtual Spring Show, September, 2020. To view all entries in our Spring Show visit … Continue reading

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Aussie Artist Cleans Up Awards!

Yes it’s true, Australian Artist cleans up awards. Dendrobium Australian Artist, that is! Australian Hybrid Champion Novice Section Champion Reserve Champion Three major awards for this Australian Artist in the inaugural SSOS Virtual Spring Show in 2020. To view all … Continue reading

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Meet the Three Amigos | The Three People’s Choice Winners

Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) recently conducted its inaugural Virtual Spring Show, due to Covid-19 restrictions in the Melbourne metropolitan area. OSCOV accredited judges awarded sashes to a variety of winning member exhibits. At the same time, SSOS members conducted … Continue reading

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It’s Awesome!

Awesome Show | Awesome Judging | Awesome Winners During these unprecedented times during the Covid-19 lock-downs and restrictions, the Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) decided to create a unique Annual Spring Show with a difference. For the first time in … Continue reading

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Who Will Win?

Normally the third weekend in September is the SSOS Annual Spring Show but due to Covid-19 restrictions relating to public gatherings during Melbourne’s Stage 4 lock-down, SSOS Spring Show has gone Virtual. If you were used to seeing our flowering … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in August

Due to continuing restrictions on club meetings through Covid-19 distancing advice, Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) has embarked on a special Virtual Voting competition for all financial members. Our August Virtual Voting Competition produced 57 entries submitted by 14 Club … Continue reading

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