Category Archives: #OrchidFamily

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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Winner of the August Members Virtual Voting Competition

Please Note: Due to continuing restrictions on Club Meetings through Covid-19 distancing advice, SSOS has embarked on a special Virtual Voting competition for all financial members. Each member is eligible to submit up to five currently-flowering plants for the specified … Continue reading

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The Etiology of the Fragrant Coelogyne

Coelogynes  or Angel Orchids range over more than 100 species and can be found in India, southern China, the Philippines, Vietnam and down the Malay peninsula through the Indonesian islands through Borneo and New Guinea. They are mostly found growing epiphytically on … Continue reading

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The Weird and Wonderful World of Orchids

This photo gallery has some examples of the many varieties of orchids our members grow and show at either our monthly meetings; inter-club contests; State Shows or at our Annual Spring Show. See our other photo gallery pages for: Cattleyas … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in July

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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Winner of the July Members Virtual Vote Competition

Please Note: Due to continuing restrictions on Club Meetings through Covid-19 distancing advice, SSOS has embarked on a special Virtual Voting competition for all financial members. Each member is eligible to submit a currently-flowering plant for the specified time period … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in June

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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June Virtual Voting Competition | Winner

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. Each member can submit currently-flowering plants for the specified time period which … Continue reading

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Learn How to Grow This Pterostylis

Pterostylis is a ‘Terrestrial‘ orchid which literally means an orchid that grows in the ground. According to an article by Frankie Fraser, there are approximately 1200 native orchid species in Australia and more than half of these are terrestrials which … Continue reading

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