W.A. Orchid Spectacular Conference & Show
Perth, Western Australia
5th & 6th August 2017
Under the Auspices of
Western Australian Regional Orchid Organisation
Hosted by the Wanneroo/Joondalup Orchid Society
And the Winners Are....
Cymbidium Lemon Sorbet 'Dancer' was judged Grand Champion orchid and, of course, the Champion Cymbidium
Shannon Smoker, the current president of the South Eastern Orchid Society, was the owner of the Reserve Champion and Champion Paphiopedilum with Paphiopedilum insigne.
Champion Vandaceous was a fine Rhynchostylis gigantea with two inflorescences. It is owned by Charly and Gerda Hartmann who were elated with their win.
Dendrobium alexandrae X Den. forbesii 'Jal', (now registered as Dendrobium Pacific Pride) and owned by Rosemary McGrath
Champion Phragmipedium was Phragmipedium Inca Fire, also owned by Ezi-Gro Orchids
Bruce Larson's Dendrobium Aussie Starlight X Aussie Victory (an as yet unregistered hybrid) was the Champion Australian Native
The Champion Phalaenopsis was Phalaenopsis hieroglyphica, is owned by Mavis & Tony Watkinson
Lynne Bainbridge had the Champion Oncidiinae winners with the Oncidiinae Unknown (but is almost certainly Oncostele Wildcat)
Lynne also owns the Champion Laeliineae, Cattleya Milleri X Guarianthe bowringiana (now registered as Cattlianthe Amaroo)
Champion Miscellaneous and also Best Specimen was Dendrochilum wenzelii owned by Maxine Godbeer.