HOS Plant Show, 2006

Here are photographs of the first prize winning plants from the HOS Annual Plant Show 2006, which was held during the Spring Meeting at Kidlington. The following link will take you to details of the Rules and Classes. Please note that in the multi-pot classes only one pot has been shown. The 'Best in Show' trophy was awarded to Richard Manuel for a fine pot of Orchis (Aceras) anthropophora. The Banksian Medal was presented to Richard Manuel.

Entry form for the Plant Show.

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

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

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

 

Class 1:

 

6 Pots, distinct varieties

 

 

 

 

Ophrys X heraultii (Op. tenthendinifera X Op. speculum)

 

Richard Manuel

 

Class 3:

 

'European' but not 'British'

3 pots, distinct varieties

 

 

 

 

Serapias carica

 

 

Barry Tattersall

Class 4:

 

'Non-European' 3 pots,

distinct varieties

 

 

 

Pleione grandiflora

 

 

Peter & Kath Fairhurst

Class 5:

 

Any countries 3 pots, distinct varieties

 

 

 

Anacamptis longicornu

 

 

Barry Tattersall

 

Class 6:

 

'British'

One pot

 

           

 

Orchis anthropophora

 

 

Barry Tattersall

 

Class 7 &  BEST IN SHOW:

 

'European' but not 'British'

One pot

 

 

 

Serapias x intermedia

 (S. lingua x S. neglecta)

 

Richard Manuel

 

Class 8:

 

'Non-European'

One pot

 

 

'Pleione 'Aurita' 

 

Malcolm Brownsword

Class 10:

 

'Orchis'

One pot

 

 

 

No photo yet

 

 

 

 

 

 

Orchis anthropophora

 

John Haggar

Class 11:

 

'Ophrys'

One pot

 

 

Ophrys cretica var. ariadne

 

Richard Manuel

 

Class 12:

 

'Serapias'

One pot

 

 

Serapias neglecta

 

Alex Jeans

 

Class 13:

 

'Cypripedium'

One pot

 

 

Cypripedium formosanum 

 

Michael Powell

Class 14:

 

'Any other genus'

One pot

 

 

Calanthe bicolor

 

Doreen Webster