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Monthly meeting May 2024
June, 24, 2024

A very attractive Species orchid.

Schomburgkia crispa.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 27th and July 28th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip may be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 11th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Phrag.Perseus ‘High Clere’.

Owners.C. and H. Barker.

 

Judges second choice.

Paph. liemianum

 

Owners J. and H. Rutter.

 

Judges third choice.

Paph. Doll’s Kobold.

Owners J. and H. Rutter.

 

Members choice.

V. Somsri Thai Spot ‘ Yellow Red Spot’.

Owner K. Krebs.

 

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Monthly meeting April 2024
April, 17, 2024

A beautiful display.

Den. Mousmee.

Photo Courtesy D. Nitschinsk.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 27th and July 28th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip may be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 11th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Phrag. Perseus ‘Highclere’.

Owners. C. and H. Barker.

 

Judges second choice.

Paph. Rodney Wilcox Jones ‘Booval’.

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

Judges third choice.

Den. Paradise Maid x Kultana ‘Lau’ x Dal’s Fancy.

Owner. A. Nakamura.

 

Members choice.

Den. Kilani x Den. Black Diamond.

Owner. S. Cavalea.

 

 

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Monthly meeting March 2024
April, 4, 2024

An unusual but spectacular orchid.

Grammatophyllum speciosum.

Photo courtesy of Gary Yong Gee.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 27th and July 28th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip may be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 11th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Den. Fraser’s Mosaic Spiral x Frasers Red Dragon.

 

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

Judges second choice.

Den. Pearl Vera.

Owner M. Cole.

 

Judges third choice.

C. Caudebec ‘Carmela’.

Owners. J. and H. Rutter.

 

 

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Monthly meeting February 2024
March, 9, 2024

Something exotic and very pleasing to the eye.

C. Jungle Queen ‘The Last’.

Owner J. and M. McCubbin.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 27th and July 28th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip may be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 11th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Paph. Edna Ratcliffe.

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

Judges second choice.

Den. Eleanor Lucy ?

Owners C. and D. Noy.

 

Judges third choice.

Coel. latifolia.

Owners C. and H. Barker.

 

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Monthly Meeting November 2023
November, 14, 2023

A lovely specimen Epicat.

Epi. Lex’s Gold.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 29th and July 30th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again next year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Den. Gatton Sunray.

Owners. M. and B. Byrnes.

 

Judges second choice.

Paph. St. Swithan ‘Queenslander 2’.

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

Judges third choice.

Onc. sphacelatum.

Owner. A. Nakamura.

 

Members choice.

V. Robert’s Delight ‘Ink Star’.

Owners. M. and B. Byrnes.

 

 

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Monthly Meeting August 2023.
October, 31, 2023

Floral arrangement.

Theme. Textures.

 

Owner. N. Donsky.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 29th and July 30th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again next year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Coel. cobbiana ‘Gold Chain.’

Owner T. Nguyen.

 

Judges second choice.

Den. linguiforme.

Owners. M. and B. Byrnes.

Judges third choice.

Cym Radiant Ruby ‘Aussie Gem’.

Owner T. Nguyen.

 

Members choice.

Den. linguiforme.

Owners M. and B. Byrnes.

 

 

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Monthly meeting July 2023
October, 23, 2023

Champion of the Show

Coel.wenzelii.

Owners. K. and S. Hasse.

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 29th and July 30th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again next year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Bulb. lilicinum.

 

Owner. C. & D. Noy.

 

Judges second choice.

C. Elusive Dream No. 2.

Owner. B. & S. Brown.

 

Judges third choice.

Mltssa. Lavender Kiss ‘Lavender Taffy’.

Owner. R. Pretzler.

 

Members choice.

Paph. In-Charm Gold x Paph. clear Light.

Owner. R. Pretzler.

 

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Monthly Meeting June 2023
June, 24, 2023

Good Specimen plants are a nice to admire.

Epc. Golden Starburst.

Owner. Thuy Truong.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 29th and July 30th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again next year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Vasco. Pine Rivers ‘Udom’.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

Judges second choice.

Ctsm. fimbriatum x Ctsm. expansum.

Owners. J. and H. Rutter.

 

Judges third choice.

Epc. Golden Starburst.

Owner. Thuy Truong.

 

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Monthly Meeting May 2023.
May, 19, 2023

Good cultivation rewards with lots of flowers.

C. Little Suzie.

Owner. M. Byrnes.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 29th and July 30th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again next year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Den. Pearl Vera.

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

Judges second choice.

Den. Paradise Maid x Tanamera Beauty.?

Owners. J. and H. Rutter.

 

Judges third choice.

Paph. Doll’s Kobold.

Owners. J. and H. Rutter.

 

Members choice.

Den. Pearl Vera.

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

 

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Monthly meeting April 2023
April, 19, 2023

A nicely presented Brassia.

 

Brassia Rex ‘Sakata’.

Courtesy D. Nitschinsk.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 29th and July 30th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again next year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Den. Burana Stripe ‘Runt’.

Owners. C. and H. Barker.

 

Judges second choice.

Bulb. guttulatum.

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

Judges third choice.

Paph. Harold Koopowitz ‘Caloundra’.

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

Members choice.

Den. Burana Stripe ‘Runt’.

Owners C. and D. Barker.

 

 

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Monthly meeting March 2023
March, 15, 2023

A very floriferous well cultured plant.

Milt. spectabilis var. Moreliana.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 29th and July 30th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again next year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Gram. scriptum var. citrinum.

Owners. B. & S. Brown.

 

Judges second choice.

C. Caudekew.

Owners. B. & S. Brown.

 

Judges third choice.

V. limbata.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

Members choice.

Gram. scriptum var. citrinum.

Owners. B. & S. Brown.

 

 

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Monthly meeting February 2023.
February, 14, 2023

A lovely flowering of a popular minicattleya.

C. Free Spirit ‘Carmela’.

Photo courtesy D. Nitschinsk.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 29th and July 30th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again next year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Paph. Prime Child ‘I & M’

Owners C & D. Noy.

 

Judges second choice.

Aer. Korat Koki ‘ Sunnybank’.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

Judges third choice.

Chocolate Drop x harrisoniana.

Owners B. & S. Brown.

 

Members choice.

Aer. Korat Koki ‘ Sunnybank’.

Owner R. Kerr.

 

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Monthly meeting November 2022
November, 17, 2022

An attractive highly perfumed Rhyncolaelia.

 

Rl. digbyana ‘Mrs. Chase’.

Courtesy of owner D. Nitschinsk.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 29th and July 30th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again next year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Paph. hirtussimum Var. esquirolei.

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

Judges second choice.

Milt. Breathless ‘Brilliant’.

Owner. G. Curtis.

 

Judges third choice.

Paph. Haynaldianum.

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

Members choice.

Milt. Breathless ‘Brilliant’.

Owner. G. Curtis.

 

 

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Monthly meeting October 2022
October, 16, 2022

An eye catching benched plant.

Den. farmeri x Den. thyrsiflorum.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 29th and July 30th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Asctm. ampullaceum.

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

Judges second choice.

Den. Mousmee ‘Hilliary’.

Owners. C. and D. Noy.

 

Judges third choice.

Rlc. Deception Bells.

Owner. J. and H. Rutter.

 

Members choice.

Den. farmeri x Den. thyrsiflorum.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

 

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Monthly Meeting September 2022.
September, 18, 2022

 

Champion of the show 2022.

Phrag. Mont Fallu.

Winner. K. Hasse.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2023 are July 29th and July 30th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Rlc. Burdekin Dream.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

Judges second choice.

C. Burdekin Bride ‘ Ann Marie’.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

Judges third choice.

Paph. liemianum.

Owners. J. and H. Rutter.

 

Members choice.

Coel. fimbriata.

Owner. S. Addison.

 

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Monthly meeting August 2022
August, 15, 2022

Ophrys. bombylifora. This orchid looks like a bumble bee.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2022 are July 23rd and July 24th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Phrag. Perseus ‘Highclare’.

Owners. C. and H. Barker.

 

Judges second choice.

Rhy. gigantea ‘Splash of stain’.

Owner. S. Addison.

 

Judges third choice.

Wils. Pacific Paradise.

Owners. B. and S. Brown.

 

Members choice.

Fdk. After Dark.

Owner. G. Curtis.

 

 

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Monthly Meeting July 2022
July, 22, 2022

An orchid that looks like a dancing ballerina.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2022 are July 23rd and July 24th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Onc. Twinkle ‘Red’

Owner. J. Lamont.

 

Judges second choice.

Paph. Maudiae vinicolour x Paph. callosum.

Owner. T. Needham.

 

Judges third choice.

Den. goldschmitianum.

Owner. T. Troung.

 

Members choice.

Phal. Unknown.

Owner. S. Addison.

 

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Monthly Meeting May 2022
May, 18, 2022

 

This Phalaenopsis orchid a stunning shade of fuchsia, it also looks like a bird nesting within a wall of petals.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2022 are July 23rd and July 24th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Ascda. John De Biase.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

Judges second choice.

L. anceps var. Chamberlainiana.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

Judges third choice.

Den. Fraser’s Mosaic Spiral x Fraser’s Red Dragon.

Owners C. and D. Noy.

 

Members choice.

Phrag. Unknown.

Owners C. and D. Noy.

 

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Monthly meeting April 2022.
April, 20, 2022

 

 

 

Dove Orchid (perestia elata)

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2022 are July 23rd and July 24th.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 14th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Coel. rochussenii ‘Wylde’

Owner K. and L. Adams.

 

Judges second choice.

Chtra. Renee Gerber.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

Judges third choice.

Den. Chao Praya ‘Moonlight’.

Owner. S. Cavalea.

 

Members choice.

V. Pakchong Blue.

Owners. C. and H. Barker.

 

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Monthly meeting November 2021
November, 14, 2021

 

White Egret Orchid   (Harbenaria radiata).

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2019 are to be advised.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again next year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 8th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

V. Pine Rivers.

Owner. S. Addison.

 

Judges second choice.

Den. hercoglossum.

Owner. Thuy Truong.

 

Judges third choice.

Owner. D. Neuendorff.

 

Members choice.

Bulb. Polystrictum x Bulb Wilmar Galaxy Star.

Owners. C. and  D. Noy.

 

 

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Monthly meeting October 2021
October, 20, 2021

An orchid that looks remarkably like a tiger.

 (Close up photo of a white Phalaenopsis)

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2019 are to be advised.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again next year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 8th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Asctm. ampulaceum ‘Kingston”.

 

Winner. C. and D. Noy.

 

Judges second choice.

Ctt. Trick or Treat ‘Orange Princess’.

Winner. J. and H. Rutter.

 

Judges  third choice.

Onc. Solar Landing ‘Marsden’.

Winner. S. Calalea.

 

Members choice.

Cymbidium Uknown.

Owner. C. and D. Noy.

 

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Monthly meeting September 2021
September, 11, 2021

Bumble Orchid.

Ophrys. bombyliflora.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2019 are to be advised.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 8th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Gga. truncata.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Owners. Thim Troung and Vien Nguyen.

 

Judges second choice.

Den. Yukidaruma ‘Bleeding Heart’.

Owners. Thim Troung and Vien Nguyen.

 

Judges third choice.

C. Lana Coryell ‘Margaret’.

Owner. J. and H. Rutter.

 

Members choice.

Gga. truncata.

Owners.  Thim Troung and Vien Nguyen.

 

 

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Monthly meeting August 2021
August, 16, 2021

It’s speciosum time, here are some for the new season.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2019 are to be advised.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 8th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

 

Rlc. Redland Trader

Owner R. Kerr.

 

Judges second choice.

ludisia discolour.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

Judges third choice.

C. Jungle Beau ‘Dendi’

Owner. J. and H. Rutter.

 

Members choice.

Epic. Rene Marques ‘Flame Thrower’.

Owner. L. and J. Abate.

 

 

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Monthly meeting July 2021
August, 10, 2021

Lovely specimen presented by one of our newer members.

C. Unknown.

Owner. V.Nguyen.

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2019 are to be advised.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 8th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

C. maxima.

Owner V. Nguyen.

 

Judges second choice.

Rhy. gigantea.

 

Owner. A Nakamura.

 

Judges third choice.

Phal. Unknown.

Owner. S. Addison.

 

Members choice.

Rth. Love Sound x Rlc. Topaz Georgie Girl.

Owner. M. Byrnes.

 

 

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Monthly Meeting June 2021
June, 13, 2021

Plenty of flowers.

Rlc. Unknown x Rlc. Melody Fair.

Owner. R Kerr.

 

Upcoming Events   (Subject to Covid-19)

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2019 are to be advised.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 8th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Vasco Pine rivers ‘Udom’

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

Judges second choice.

Paph. Unknown.

Owner. C. McCaferty.

 

Judges choice third.

L. anceps chamberlainianum.

Owner. R.Kerr.

 

 

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Monthly Meeting May 2021
May, 17, 2021

A nice reward for good culture and growing conditions.

Bulb. rothschildianum.

Owner. B.and S. Brown.

 

Upcoming Events   (Subject to Covid-19)

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2019 are to be advised.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 8th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Bulb. rothschildianum.

Owner B. and S. Brown.

 

Judges second choice.

Ptst. ohioglossa

Owner. ML Cole.

 

Judges choice third.

Rlc. Tainan Gold. x Rlc Goldenselle.

Owner. R. Kerr.

 

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Monthly meeting April 2021
April, 18, 2021

A selection of Dendrobiums at the last meeting.

 

 

Upcoming Events   (Subject to Covid-19)

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2019 are to be advised.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 8th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Phrag. Noirmont.

Owner. B. and S. Brown.

 

Judges second choice.

Vasco. Precious ‘Chayo Praya Fuchsia’

Owner. S. Addison.

 

Judges choice third.

Den. Unknown.

Owner. W. Kulliszer.

 

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Monthly meeting March 2021
April, 10, 2021

 

 

 A selection of Cattleyas at the last meeting.

 

Upcoming Events   (Subject to Covid-19)

 

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2019 are to be advised.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 8th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

C. Caudebec ‘Carmela’.

 

High praise from the members

Owner. J and H. Rutter.

 

Judges second choice.

Ascda. Yip Sum Wah ‘Thai Treasure’.

 

Good colour and shape.

Owner.R. Kerr.

 

Judges choice third.

Den. bigibbum superbum ‘Samantha Louise”

 

Good colour and shape.

Owner. C. and D. Noy.

 

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Monthly Meeting February 2021
February, 20, 2021

An award winning  Orchid.

Rhy. retusa ‘Nico One”  AM/AOC

Photo courtesy of owner. Brent Nicol.

Upcoming Events   (Subject to Covid-19)


John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2019 are to be advised.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

A bus trip will be planned for October as usual again this year.

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 8th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

 

Winning plant of the month.

C. Fitz Eugene Dixon.

An oldie but still a goodie.

Owner. L. and J. Abate.

Judges second choice.

Floral Art.  Valentines Day.

Owner. L and J. Abate.

Judges choice third.

Vasco. Precious.

Nice Presentation.

Owner. S Addison.

 

 

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Monthly meeting March 2020
March, 12, 2020

A selection of benched Cattleyas at the meeting.

A selection of benched Cattleyas at the meeting.

 

Upcoming Events

The bus trip will held in  October 2020 following on from the one held this year which was a great day out for those who participated, see the current newsletter for photos.

The following upcoming events were announced. Save the dates in your diary today!

The annual Christmas party will be held on the meeting date  December 9th 6.30pm for 7.00pm.

Bus trip –October 2020.

Next John Oxley orchid show, 25th – 26th July 2020.

John Oxley District Orchid Society Inc (JODOS) holds its Annual Winter Show in July each year in the Auditorium at the Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha.

Setting up is on the Friday afternoon with judging on Friday night. The show is open on Saturday from 8.30am to 4.00pm and on Sunday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. The show concludes with presentation of prizes at about 2.30 on Sunday. Admission cost is $4.00 with children free. Dates for the show in 2019 are to be advised.

On both days there are potting demonstrations twice daily, morning and afternoon. Cultural advice from some of Brisbane’s best growers is available all week-end.  There will be lots of orchid plants for sale at very reasonable prices.  This is a great opportunity to purchase plants to increase an existing collection or maybe purchase your first plants to start on this rewarding and interesting hobby.

 

Winning plant of the month.

Phal.Tzeng-Wen Sentra X Phal. pulcherrima  var.champorensis.

Phal.Tzeng-Wen Sentra X Phal. pulcherrima  var.champorensis.

Good form and colour.

Grower. S. Addison.

 

Judges second choice.

Den. x superbiens

Den. x superbiens

Deep colour with wide segments.

Grower. C. Noy.

 

Judges choice third.

V. Suksamran Spots ‘ No. 1’

V. Suksamran Spots ' No. 1'

Well rounded with lovely marking.

Grower. C. Noy.

 

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