ORCHIDS OF THE YEAR – 2019
OCNZ has great pleasure [February 2020] in announcing the following honours in respect of orchids judged and awarded in NZ in 2019:
Orchid of the Year and George Fuller Trophy
Phragmipedium Grande ‘Jacqui’s Dream’ FCC/OCNZ(2019) (92.79 pts) Owner: Thomas Petrie
Species Orchid of the Year
Paphiopedilum lowii ‘Katipo’ AM/OCNZ(2019) (83.3 pts) Owner: Jason Strong
Cymbidium of the Year
Cymbidium Memoria Norm Porter ‘Redvale’ AM/OCNZ(2019) (82.78 pts) Owners: Ross & Susan Tucker
Cultural Award of the Year
to Craig Parsons, for Dendrobium nobile ‘Traveller’ CCE/OCNZ(2019) (95 pts)
Special Merit Awards
1. to Thomas Petrie, for Phragmipedium Grande ‘Jacqui’s Dream’ CCE/OCNZ(2019) (93.14 pts)
2. to Leroy Orchids, for Dendrobium thyrsiflorum ‘Datter’ CCE/OCNZ(2019) (90.52 pts)
Warmest congratulations to the exhibitors of those orchids.
The following OCNZ publications are available. Please contact the Secretary
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- The latest annual Yearbook [Orchids 2019]. Copies of earlier yearbooks may be available, please enquire.
- Orchid cultural handbook
- Pests and sprays handbook
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The handbooks are $20 for 10 copies (minimum order), plus postage and packing.
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