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What’s Flowering in May 2022

The SSOS May Members Virtual Vote competition saw 48 entries by 12 club members who competed in Novice (16 entries), Intermediate (19 entries) and Open Sections (13 entries). It is a time of the year to see Cattleya and Laelia … Continue reading

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Three Club Challenge 2022 | Winners and Champions

On Wednesday 4th May, SSOS hosted the 2022 Invitational Challenge (aka the Three Club Challenge), held annually in May. It is an autumn flowering competition run between three south eastern district clubs – Dandenong and District Orchid Club (DDOC), Mornington … Continue reading

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May the Best of Them Win

Southern Suburbs Orchid Society has run its members virtual voting competition for May. There were 48 entries. Thirteen entries were in Open Section, nineteen in Intermediate Section and sixteen in Novice Section. The winners are: Open Section: Cymbidium erythrostylum x … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in April

The SSOS April Members Virtual Vote competition saw 53 entries by 13 club members who competed in Novice (24 entries), Intermediate (19 entries) and Open Sections (10 entries). It is a time of the year to see Cattleya and Laelia … Continue reading

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April Showers? No, Its April Flowers

The SSOS April Members Virtual Vote competition saw 53 entries by 13 club members who competed in Novice (24 entries), Intermediate (19 entries) and Open Sections (10 entries). It is a time of the year to see Cattleya and Laelia … Continue reading

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What’s Flowering in March

At the beginning of March SSOS held its first in-house flowering competition and towards the end of the month, its March virtual voting competition. March appears to be a time to see miltonias, rossioglossums and masdevallias in flower, as well … Continue reading

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Our April Meeting | Results

Members of the SSOS met at the N.G. Wishart Hall, Moorabbin on Wednesday, 6th April 2022. The topic for the evening was a member’s Q&A, with many vexing questions which were answered under the guidance of Craig Trainor and/or our … Continue reading

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The Winners March

Another virtual voting competition has been and gone, and once again SSOS members found it difficult to agree on which flowering orchid was best (especially in Novice section) but it’s time to announce the winners: Open Section: Paphiopedilum dianthum (‘P&R’ … Continue reading

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Winners of First In-House Competition for 2022

On Wednesday 2nd March, 2022, SSOS held its first in-house meeting for the year. The judges results for the night resulted with: Best in Open Section and the Judges Vote: Cattleya Pumila ‘Coerulea’ [Grower: C Trainor] Best in Intermediate Section: … Continue reading

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February is an Epi Time at SSOS

The February virtual competition for 2022 was again, a ‘quiet’ time for flowering orchids, but still a time to see a few more gongora and stanhopea flowers. Apart from some other unusual orchids, it is a sunny time of the … Continue reading

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