The Orchadian
The new upgraded Website will be in operation in the near future. I encourage Member Groups to utilise their Home Page to keep Memberships informed. The June 2015 Issue of the Orchadian has some very interesting articles for all Members thanks to our Editor Greg Steenbeeke who continues to impress. Two new contributors have added their thought on their Orchid Breeding Programs, in Michael Drobski who is doing some wonderful work with his range of yellow hybrids along with some very colourful hybrids. Chris Pegg another Victorian reports on Dend. Australian Goldrush, a beautiful Hybrid well worth having in any collectiom. S & KY Chan have an interesting article on growing Sarcochilus in clear pots. Alan Stephenson reports on the Ira Butler Awards for 2014, and all Members are encouraged to enter their Orchids if Awarded or they win Champion of Show for their section and Class. The Annual General Meeting will be held in conjunction with the Kempsey Speciosum Spectacular on Saturday the 5th September 2015.
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We are dedicated to the cultivation, conservation and scientific study of native orchids in the Australasian region. The many native orchid societies found throughout Australia and New Zealand are represented by their own regional bodies. Become involved with our native orchids by joining our society by subscribing to our journal The Orchadian and joining one of our many Groups that can be found throughout Australia and New Zealand. This site is provided by ANOS INC.

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  • Ira Butler Trophy Committee Website

    Want to know the history of speciosum cultivars, Roslyn Capell has done some terrific work in compiling a database, see under the Information menu

  • Download the just updated Judges Handbook (February 2010)

  • Orchid Species of the Shoalhaven by Alan Stephenson. The book contains colour photos of 138 orchid species within the Shoalhaven region, and includes all of the 14 Shoalhaven threatened species.

    Orchids of Western Australia by A. Brown, K. Dixon, S. Hopper & P. Dundas has been added to the shop listings. Also added is A Guide to Native Orchids of South Western Australia by Bob Liddelow. This is a must have book for field trips in this region.

  • The Hybrid List 2011 is now available.
    Cost is $10.00 AUD plus postage.

  • Native Orchids of Australia by David Jones and Wild Orchids of Victoria by Jeffrey Jeanes & Garry Backhouse are now available from our shop.



Site last updated 7th July, 2015
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