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Australasian Native Orchid Society
(Victoria Group) Inc.

What's On?

3/6/16 - June Meeting

Peter Maxwell presents the orchids of Borneo.

4/6/16 - Terrestrial Seed Group

Learn the techniques of growing terrestrial orchids from seed.

5/6/16 - Epiphyte Study Group

Meeting hosted by Murray Harding, Devon Meadows.

6/6/16 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

11-13/6/16 - Terrestrial & Epiphyte Study Groups

Trip to the Briagolong region.

21/6/16 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima & Diuris basaltica site maintenance, Laverton.

26/6/16 - Conservation Group

Site maintenance, St Helena Bush Reserve.

27/6/16 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

28-30/6/16 - Conservation Group

Orchid reintroductions in Western Victoria.

3/7/16 - Epiphyte Study Group

Andre Cleghorn's propagation laboratory, Mentone.

5-7/7/16 - Conservation Group

Orchid reintroductions in Western Victoria.

8/7/16 - July Meeting

Les Nesbitt will be presenting "Orchid Conservation in South Australia".


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

Come along and join us.

Sarcochilus Carnival

24-25 September 2016


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

Orchid Display

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.

Photographic and Art Display

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.

Orchid Display

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.

Orchid Display

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.

Photographic and Art Display
Caladenia latifolia

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.

Jeanne Dunn (ESG Coordinator)

Spring Show Coordinator

For information relating to the Spring Show please contact Jeanne Dunn.