By Sarah Lane

The Central Vancouver Island Orchid Society’s Annual Show and Sale was a great event with beautiful plants everywhere. A couple of these were exceptional, and were granted AOS awards after their submission for judging.

Close up view of Dendrobium Nora Tokunaga ‘Paramount’s Valerie & Gabychat’              HCC/AOS. Photo courtesy of Judith Higham.
Close up view of Dendrobium Nora Tokunaga ‘Paramount’s Valerie & Gabychat’ HCC/AOS. Photo courtesy of Judith Higham.
Dendrobium Nora Tokunaga ‘Paramount’s Valerie & Gabychat’ HCC/AOS (Dendrobium atroviolaceum x Dendrobium rhodostictum), exhibited by Paramount Orchids. Image courtesy of Judith Higham

The beautiful Dendrobium Nora Tokunaga ‘Paramount’s Valerie & Gabychat’ (Dendrobium atroviolaceum Dendrobium rhodostictum) is shown above. It was exhibited by Paramount Orchids, and received a highly commended certificate (HCC/AOS).

 

 

Masdevallia wendlandiana ‘Thanks Chuck…’, exhibited by Alexey Tretyakov, is pictured on the right. It received a certificate of cultural merit (CCM/AOS). 

 

Finally, the Show Trophy went to ‘Orchids from Afar’, exhibited by the Central Vancouver Island Orchid Society, pictured below.

Congratulations to all of these wonderful plants, the beautiful show table, and the exhibitors!

Close ups of Masdevallia wendlandiana ‘Thanks Chuck…’ CCM/AOS. Photo courtesy of Judith Higham.
Masdevallia wendlandiana ‘Thanks Chuck…’ exhibited by Alexey Tretyakov. Photo courtesy of Judith Higham.
Show Trophy ‘Orchids From Afar’ ST/AOS, exhibited by members of the Central Vancouver Island Orchid Society. Photo courtesy of Judith Higham.