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This year’s Autumn Orchid Show Display drew a lot of interest from the community. Images: Lynne Mowbray

Orchid Society holds Autumn Show

Lynne Mowbray |

The Maclean and District Orchid Society held its Autumn Show Display over the weekend at the Maclean Bowling Club.

The society which has been going for 27 years attracted a large crowd to the event.

This year’s Autumn Show saw 235 plants displayed by 16 exhibitors from as far away as Woolgoolga.

The star of the show was an entry by Peter Furniss of Woombah with his exhibit; Rothschildianum Mary Helen.
The massive display boasted 780 flowers and 110 spikes and took out Grand Champion, Specimen Champion and Champion Exotic Species.

L-R Sue Marchant, Brenda Parry, Sue Mackay-Davidson and Trish Kelly enjoying the orchid display.
Maclean and District Orchid Society president Terry Bird with his Champion Miscellaneous Bulbophyllum Elizabeth Ann Bucklebery.
Peter Furniss of Woombah scooped the pool with his Rothschildianum Mary Helen. Peter took out Grand Champion, Specimen Champion and Champion Exotic Species.
Sue King with her Champion Floral Art with orchid arrangement. Sue also took out Champion Oncidium Succubus night shift.
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