HOS Plant Show 2013


Class 2: Three pots native European (not native to Britain) orchids, distinct varieties
Barry Tattersall

Serapias neglecta × lingua
Serapias orientalis
Ophrys speculum

Class 3: Three pots non-European hardy orchids, distinct varieties
Maren Talbot

Pleione Salek "Eagle Owl"
Pleione yunnanensis
Pleione "Achievement"

Class 4: Three pots hardy orchids, distinct varieties, any country of origin
Barry Tattersall

Orchis ichnusae
Serapias neglecta ×
Anacamptis morio
Ophrys reinholdii

Class 5: One pot native British orchid
Neil Hubbard

Anacamptis morio

Class 6: One pot native European (not native to Britain) orchid
Richard Manuel

Anacamptis longicornu
"Best in Show" Trophy

Class 7: One pot native European (not native to Britain) orchid
Barry Tattersall

Diuris orientis

Class 9: One pot Orchis, Anacamptis or Neotinea
Barry Tattersall

Class 10: One pot Ophrys
Barry Tattersall

Orchis italica
Ophrys bertolonii

Class 11: One pot Serapias
Barry Tattersall

Class 12: One pot Cypripedium
Jeff Hutchings

Serapias ×godferyi
Cypripedium henryi×

Class 13: One pot Calanthe
Malcolm Brownsword

Class 14: One pot Pleione
Malcolm Brownsword

Calanthe graciliflora Hayata
Pleione "Spot Nosed Monkey"

Winner of Best in Show Trophy - Richard Manuel
Winner of RHS Banksian Medal - Malcolm Brownsword
[N.B. Barry Tattersall had most points (24) but won the medal last year; the RHS rules proclude winning it again this year, hence the medal was awarded to Malcolm Brownsword (14 points)]

Thanks to Brian Walker for judging the Plant Show


Photography by Mike Gasson