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Australasian Native Orchid Society
(Victoria Group) Inc.

Coming Up

3/10/19 - Conservation Group

Caladenia robinsonii search, Mornington Peninsula.

4/10/19 - October Meeting

Lalita Simpson will present "Evolution of Orchids Through Time and Space".

5/10/19 - Terrestrial Seed Group

Learn the techniques of growing terrestrial orchids from seed.

6/10/19 - Epiphyte Study Group

Hosted by George & Fran Byrne Dimos.

7/10/19 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

11/10/19 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

12/10/19 - Terrestrial Study Group

Day trip to Inverliegh Common, Inverleigh.

13/10/19 - Terrestrial Study Group

CANCELLED - Day trip to Black Hill, Kyneton.

15/10/19 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima and Diuris basaltica site maintenance, Laverton.

16/10/19 - Conservation Group

Prasophyllum fosterii search, Shelford.

20/10/19 - Terrestrial Study Group

Day trip to Crib Point.

21/10/19 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

25/10/19 - Conservation Group

Diuris fragrantissima site maintenance, Sunshine.

1/11/19 - November Meeting

Andrew Brown presenting "Western Australia's Superb Sun Orchids".


Every year ANOS Victoria holds its orchid show on the last weekend in September.

Come along and join us.

Sarcochilus Carnival

28-29 September 2019


Orchid Display

Orchid Display

Native orchids in a massed display provides a spectacular visual impact and the perfume is stunning.

Come and join us on the last weekend in September at the Mount Waverley Community Centre and experience first hand the wonders of these amazing plants.

Photographic and Art Display

You will see the most diverse and largest collection of Australian terrestrial orchids including rare and endangered species.

Learn about the advanced techniques developed by our members who are acknowledged as leading the world in the conservation of terrestrial orchids.

We have an enviable depth of knowledge on all Australian native orchids and our members will be on hand to answer your questions.

An extensive range of plants will be on sale from seedling to specimen size plants and all are reasonably priced.

If botanical art or photography is your interest there is a section devoted to this pursuit and again works will be for sale.

Orchid Sales

Need to learn how to care for native orchids? Our educational programme on culture, propagation and care of orchids will be available within the show venue at no cost.

Hobby related merchandise will be available in the form of books plus our own publications and other growing materials.

The Orchid Cafe serves excellent Devonshire teas and other light refreshments throughout the weekend, there is an area where you can relax and chat.

We are a not for profit organization and are mindful of costs, so you can enjoy all of the above for $5.00 entry or $3.00 concession and children to 16 years accompanied by an adult will be admitted free of charge.

Show opens at 9am and closes at 4pm on both days.

We invite you and the family to come spend an hour or all day if you wish, it will truly be an experience you will remember.

Orchid Display
Orchid Sales

Orchid Sales

Photographic and Art Display

A wide variety of Australian native orchid species and hybrids will be for sale to the general public. This will include both Epiphytes and Terrestrials, many of which are not readily available through other sources. Sales room opens at 9:00am each day so be quick to get those bargains.

Orchid Display
Caladenia latifolia

Talks & Demonstrations

Photographic and Art Display

During the show our knowledgable members will be giving continuous talks and presentations on our Australian orchids.

Whether you are interested in Epiphyte or Terrestrial orchids, cultivation or conservation, or you are just interested in finding out more about our beautiful orchids be sure to check out our free information sessions.

SATURDAY, September 28th 2019
Time Topic Presenter
10:30 am Orchid Conservation Richard Thomson
1:30 pm Potting and Mounting Orchids Stephen Stebbings
SUNDAY, September 29th 2019
Time Topic Presenter
11:00 am Cultivation of Terrestrial Orchids Helen Richards
1:30 pm Orchid Photography Wendy Clark

Venue Location

Spring Show Coordinator

For information relating to the Spring Show please contact our Secretary Susan Whitten.