HOS Annual Plant Show 2011

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 Michael Powell

Class 1:

 

3 Pots, native British, distinct varieties.

 

 

                                   

 

Anacamptis morio      Orchis anthropophora       Ophrys sphegodes

 

Michael Powell

 

Class 2:

 

3 pots hardy orchids, European (not native to Britain), distinct varieties

 

                                                        

 

              Ophrys speculum var. orientalis                   Ophrys x heraultii                     Ophrys sphegodes variant                 

       

Richard Manuel

 

Class 4:
 

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

 

                                                      

Ophrys lutea x apifera           Ophrys heldreichii x tenthredinifera        Ophrys heldreichii

Michael Powell

 

Class 6:

Native European (not native to Britain) orchid
One pot
    

x Serapicamptis hevilacquae

Richard Manuel

Class 7:
 

Non-European hardy orchid

One pot

          

 

Pterostylis pedunculata

 

Richard Manuel

Class 8:

 

Dactylorhiza

One pot

 

 

Dactylorhiza romana

 

Michael Powell

 

Class 9:

 

Orchis, Anacamptis or Neotinea

One pot

 

Orchis italica

Michael Powell
 

Class 10:

 

Ophrys

One pot

 

 

Ophrys tenthredinifera

Richard Manuel

Class 11:

 

Serapias

 One pot

 

 

Serapias olbia

 

Michael Powell

 

 Class 12:

 

Cypripedium

One pot

 

 

Cypripedium formosanum

 

Andrew Banister

 Class 13:

 

Calanthe

One pot

Calanthe discolor

Malcolm Brownsword

 Class 14:

 

Pleione

One pot

 

 

Pleione Whakari

 

Malcolm Brownsword