HOS Plant Show 2014

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The 2014 HOS Plant Show was held during the Spring Meeting at Kidlington on 30th March. Photographs of the first placed plants follow. Enlarged images can be viewed by placing cursor over the thumbnails. You may need to wait for this function to fully load after the page is visible.

The full results list can be viewed as a .pdf by clicking here

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

Ophrys bombyliflora
Ophrys bertelonii
Ophrys vernixa

Class 3: Three pots non-European hardy orchids, distinct varieties
Barry Tattersall
Diuris orientalis
Best in Show
Serapias carica
Ophrys regis-fernandii

Class 4: Three pots hardy orchids, distinct varieties, any country of origin
Barry Tattersall
Ophrys speculum
Anacamptis longicornu
Serapias neglecta ×
Anacamptis morio

Class 5: One pot native British orchid
Neil Hubbard

Anacamptis morio

Class 6: One pot native European (not native to Britain) orchid
Mike Powell
Gennaria diphylla

Class 7: One pot native European (not native to Britain) orchid
Malcolm Brownsword
Pleione Dr. Mo. Weatherhead

Class 8: One pot Dactylorhiza
Barry Tattersall
Dactylorhiza romana

Class 9: One pot Orchis, Anacamptis or Neotinea
Barry Tattersall
Orchis ichnusae
Class 10: One pot Ophrys
Barry Tattersall
Ophrys tenthredinifera

Class 11: One pot Serapias
Barry Tattersall
Serapias neglecta × lingua

Class 12: One pot Cypripedium
Malcolm Brownsword
Cypripedium formosanum

Class 13: One pot Calanthe
Jeff Hutchings
Calanthe brevicornu

Class 14: One pot Pleione
Malcolm Brownsword
Pleione Masaya

Winner of Best in Show Trophy - Barry Tattersall
Winner of RHS Banksian Medal - Mike Powell
[N.B. Barry Tattersall had most points (29) but won the medal last year; the RHS rules proclude winning it again this year, hence the medal was awarded to Mike Powell (16 points)]

Thanks to Brain Walker for judging the Plant Show

Photography by Mike Gasson