MAROONDAH ORCHID SOCIETY INC.

‘The Friendly Society’

Reg. No. A0003398L

Corporate Member: The Orchid Societies Council of Victoria ( Australia )

The Maroondah Orchid Society was formed in the month of April 1978 by orchid enthusiasts who predominately lived in the vicinity of the Maroondah Highway, a main thoroughfare through the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, hence the name Maroondah Orchid Society (MOS). MOS became an Incorporated Society in December 1984.

Monthly Meetings:

When we meet: The Third Friday of each month (except January), at 8pm

Where we meet: St Timothy’s Catholic Community School, 21 Stevens Road, Vermont. Melways Reference 62 G3 (refer to map below)

Next Meeting: Friday 19 August 2016

 

Last Monthly Meeting:

Congratulations to all our members who brought in plants for the MOS in-house Winter Show. There was a huge range of varied species and hybrids making for a very interesting benching. Congratulations to Max Bomford, whose plant Paph gratrixianum won the Champion Orchid, Champion Paph and Champion Specimen of the show.

 

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Paph gratrixianum, grown by Max Bomford

 

 

Upcoming Meetings and Guest Speakers for 2016: