As a member of the Orchid Societies Council of Victoria (OSCOV), Southern Suburbs Orchid Society (SSOS) participates in their annual show by having a dedicated stand of flowering orchids.
The following are highlights from the SSOS stand at the 25th Annual Melbourne Orchid Spectacular “Experience the Beauty of Orchids“, which was held on Friday 24th – Sunday 26th August, 2018 at the Boxhall Pavilion, KCC Park, 655 Westernport Highway, Skye.
SSOS received 7 Awards at the Show and the winners are:
- Miniature Cymbidium Flower – Hybrid Predominantly Pink [First Prize] Maluka ‘Baby Pink’
- Intermediate Cymbidium Flower – Species (Minimum of 5 inflorescences) [Second Prize] Maluka ‘Baby Pink’
- Large Exhibition Laeliinae Hybrid (13o mm and Over) Mauve/Purple/Pink [First Prize] Burdekin Storm Midnight
- Intermediate Exhibition Laelinnae Hybrid (70 – 130 mm & Over) (Frist Prize) Heathii
- Brassia Type Oncidiinae Hybrid – Any Colour or Combination of Colours [Second Prize] Beallara Peggy Ruth Carpenter ‘Morning Joy’
- Restrepia Species [Second Prize] Restrepia guttulata
- Australian Native Species – Dendrobium (Other Than Terete) [Second Prize] Linguiforme v linguiforme
Congratulations to all SSOS Club winners and competitors who helped with our display and members who volunteered their time and helping hands to make the OSCOV Show to be nothing less than a ‘Spectacular’.
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