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G. Hermon Slade Trophy 2006

The G. Hermon Slade Trophy for the 2006 Australasian Native Orchid Hybrid of the Year has been awarded to Dendrobium Adrian Lonne 'Lyndal'.

A spectacular orchid, owned by Anthony Woodbine, nominated at the ANOS Far North Coast Group Show, and bred by Lonne's Nursery in Cairns. The plant carried 123 fully open flowers on six long upright racemes. The flowers were outstanding for shape and colour, giving a stunning overall display.

The following nominations received a Hermon Slade Certificate

  • Dockrillia fuliginosa x striolata , owned by Fred Fear
  • Dockrillia Oliver Jack 'Gerard', owned by Phena and Brian Gerhard of Down Under Native Orchids
  • Dendrobium CKAI 'Oka', owned by Lionel and Betty Frame
  • Dendrobium Ray Takunaga, owned by Ros Capell
  • Dendrobium Andree Millar 'Tumbi', owned by Phena and Brian Gerhard
  • Dockrillia striolata x convoluta x fuliginosa , owned by Neville Lee

The G. Hermon Slade Trophy for the 2006 Australasian Native Orchid Species of the Year has been awarded to Dendrobium bracteosum.

A lovely orchid owned by Patrick John McAuley, nominated at the Manly Warringah Orchid Society Show. The flowers were of even size, on five inflorescences having between six and fourteen flowers. Flowers were an even pink with a bright orange labellum.

The following nominations received a G. Hermon Slade Certificate

  • Dendrobium spectabile ' Ingham', owned by Allan L Hughes
  • Dendrobium macrophyllum var. giganteum 'Tari', owned by Phil Spence

 

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