Weeding and orchid tour at Plenty Gorge.
Corybas search at Sherbrooke Forest.
Maintenance at Sunshine Diuris fragrantissima site.
Annual General Meeting and Jim Cootes will be presenting "Dendrobium Orchids of the Philippines".
Learn the techniques of growing terrestrial orchids from seed.
Meeting hosted by Phil & Irene Ritchie.
Rufa search at Murray Sunset National Park.
Working bee at Sunshine Diuris fragrantissima site.
Maintenance at Laverton Diuris fragrantissima site.
Orchids and the heavens at Heathcote.
Grampians search for Thelymitra mathewsii.
Jeanne Dunn will be presenting Australian Epiphytes.
Mount Waverley Community Centre
47 Miller Crescent
Entry Fee $5
Under 16 Free
Orchid Mounting Demonstrations
Below are some examples of the award winning orchids.
Dockrillia linguiformis. Winner of the Bill Murdoch Prize 2013 for best cultivated epiphyte. Grown by Mark & Jane Finnigan.
Chiloglottis valida. Winner of the Phil Mims Prize 2013 for best cultivated terrestrial. Grown by Peter Kiernan.
Dendrobium Australian Goldrush 'Joshua'. Winner of the Gerald McCraith Prize 2013 for best cultivated epiphyte hybrid. Grown by Chris Pegg from the West Gippsland Orchid Club.
Caladenia rileyi x catenata. Winner of the Helen Richards Prize 2013 for best cultivated terrestrial hybrid. Grown by Richard Thomson.
Caladenia lobata. Winner of the best photograph of a native orchid photographed in the field 2013. Photographed by Peter Krake.
ANNUAL SPRING SHOW
Every year ANOS Victoria holds its orchid show on the last weekend in September.
Come along and join us.
26-27 September 2015
THE ORCHID SHOW FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
Native orchids in a massed display provide spectacular visual impact and the perfume is stunning.
Come and join with us on the last weekend in September at the Mount Waverley Community Centre and experience first hand the wonders of these amazing plants.
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.
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 or $3.00 concession and children to 16 years accompanied by an adult will be admitted free of charge.
Show opens at 9am and closes at 4pm 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.
Talks & Demonstrations
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.
Spring Show Coordinator
For information relating to the Spring Show please contact Lynne Amore.