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Australasian Native Orchid Society
(Victoria Group) Inc.

Coming Up

25/05/24 - Conservation Group

Shrub and grass planting, Plenty Gorge.

1/06/24 - Conservation Group

Grassland herb planting, Laverton.

1/06/24 - Terrestrial Seed Group

Learn the techniques of growing terrestrial orchids from seed.

2/06/24 - Epiphyte Study Group

Hosted by George and Fran Byrne-Dimos, topic De-flasking.

3/06/24 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

7/06/24 - June Meeting

John Varigos presenting "Mt Rimau, Long Pasia, Sabah - A Love Affair"

8-10/06/24 - Terrestrial Study Group

King's Birthday long weekend trip to Wilsons Promontory.

10-14/06/24 (2 Days) - Conservation Group

Caladenia amonea reintroductions, Nilumbik.

15/06/24 - Conservation Group

Indigenous habitat planting, Plenty Gorge.

17-21/06/24 (2 Days) - Conservation Group

Diuris basaltica reintroductions, Parwan.

23/06/24 - Terrestrial Study Group

Trip to Brisbane Ranges with orchid drawing activity.

24/06/24 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

24-28/06/24 (4 Days) - Conservation Group

Caladenia robinsonii reintroductions, Mornington Peninsula.

5/07/24 - July Meeting

Guest speaker & presentation topic to be advised.


Every year ANOS Victoria holds its orchid show on the last weekend in September.

Come along and join us.

Sarcochilus Carnival

28-29 September 2024


Orchid Display

Orchid Display

Native orchids in a massed display provides a spectacular visual impact and the perfume is stunning.

Come and join us on the last weekend in September at the Mount Waverley Community Centre and experience first hand the wonders of these amazing plants.

Photographic and Art Display

You will see the most diverse and largest collection of Australian terrestrial orchids including rare and endangered species.

Learn about the advanced techniques developed by our members who are acknowledged as leading the world in the conservation of terrestrial orchids.

We have an enviable depth of knowledge on all Australian native orchids and our members will be on hand to answer your questions.

An extensive range of plants will be on sale from seedling to specimen size plants and all are reasonably priced.

If botanical art or photography is your interest there is a section devoted to this pursuit and again works will be for sale.

Orchid Sales

Need to learn how to care for native orchids? Our educational programme on culture, propagation and care of orchids will be available within the show venue at no cost.

Hobby related merchandise will be available in the form of books plus our own publications and other growing materials.

The Orchid Cafe serves excellent Devonshire teas and other light refreshments throughout the weekend, there is an area where you can relax and chat.

We are a not for profit organization and are mindful of costs, so you can enjoy all of the above for $5.00 entry and children to 16 years accompanied by an adult will be admitted free of charge.

Show opens at 9:30am and closes at 4:30pm on both days.

We invite you and the family to come spend an hour or all day if you wish, it will truly be an experience you will remember.

Orchid Display
Orchid Sales

Orchid Sales

Photographic and Art Display

A wide variety of Australian native orchid species and hybrids will be for sale to the general public. This will include both Epiphytes and Terrestrials, many of which are not readily available through other sources. Sales room opens at 9:00am each day so be quick to get those bargains.

Orchid Display
Caladenia latifolia

Talks & Demonstrations

Photographic and Art Display

During the show our knowledgable members will be giving continuous talks and presentations on our Australian orchids.

Whether you are interested in Epiphyte or Terrestrial orchids, cultivation or conservation, or you are just interested in finding out more about our beautiful orchids be sure to check out our free information sessions.

Venue Location

Spring Show Coordinator

For information relating to the Spring Show please contact Susan Whitten.