HOS Annual Plant Show 2010

Here are photographs of the first prize winning plants from the HOS Annual Plant Show, which was held during the Spring Meeting at Kidlington.

Thanks are due to Mike Gasson for finding time to point his digital camera at the winning plants shown below and to Mike Pollock for acting as the judge.

All pictures have been provided by HOS members, who retain the copyright to their pictures.

None of the pictures may be reproduced without the photographer's permission.

The RHS Banksian Medal was awarded to Kath and Peter Fairhurst.

Class 3:

 

3 Pots, non-European, distinct varieties.

 

This entry was awarded Best in Show Trophy

 

              

 

Pleione Alishan 'Merlin'                 Pleione Rakata 'Shot Silk'                Pleione Zeus Weinstein

 

Kath & Peter Fairhurst

 

Class 4:

 

3 pots hardy orchids, any country of origin, distinct varieties

 

            

 

  Pleione formosana 'Cairngorm'                       Pleione Leda                               Pleione Leda                 

       

Kath & Peter Fairhurst

 

Class 5:

 Native British orchid

One pot

Neotinea maculata

Richard Manuel

Class 6:

Native European (not native to Britain) orchid One pot          

 

Orchis italica 

 

Michael Powell

Class 7:

 

Non-European hardy orchid

One pot

 

 

Pleione grandiflora

 

Kath & Peter Fairhurst

 

Class 9:

 

Orchis, Anacamptis or Neotinea

One pot

 

 

Anacmptis longicornu

Richard Manuel

Class 10:

 

Ophrys

One pot

 

 

Ophrys sphegodes

Richard Manuel

Class 11:

 

Serapias

 One pot

 

 

Serapias olbia x neglecta

 

Malcolm Brownsword

 

 Class 12:

 

Cypripedium

One pot

 

 

 

Cypripedium formosanum

 

Malcolm Brownsword

 

 Class 13:

 

Calanthe

One pot

Calanthe sieboldii

Maren Talbot

 Class 14:

 

Pleione

One pot

 

 

Pleione Piton

 

Kath & Peter Fairhurst