Photo Gallery

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All our photographs have a direct connection with the Society.  Primarily they are of plants grown by our Members, plus views at our own Shows and views of our displays at other Shows.  Every photograph is shown as a thumbnail in the site's main pages; just click on a thumbnail to enlarge it in a new window.

The majority of our photographs are thumbnailed only on those pages specifically associated with the events to which they relate - our own and other Shows, the winning of awards, etc. - and are not repeated here.  However, an alphabetic list of all plant photos on the site is available . . .

List of Plant Photos

Alternatively, if you want to review plant thumbnails or look at our non-plant photos, use the shortcuts below; just click on the relevant arrow button . . .

Our Members' Shows
Our exhibits at other Shows
Awards to the Society and its Members
The Photos

Catasetum piliatum var. album

Shown at the Society's meeting in 27 June 2008
in the Monthly Points Competition's Experienced Class

Awarded an 'Award of Excellence' (36+ points)

Grown by Roger Russell


photo © Roger Russell

Cypripedium Gisela
( Cyp. parviflorum  ×  Cyp. macranthos var. taiwanianum )

Shown at the Society's meeting in 25 May 2012
in the Monthly Points Competition's Experienced Class

Awarded 30/40 points

Grown by Neville Roberts


photo © Neville Roberts

Dendrobium chrysopterum

Shown at the Society's meeting on 27 January 2012
in the non-competitive table display

Grown by Allan Burdis


photo © John Dennis


Epicattleya Voila

Shown at the Society's meeting on 25 November 2011
in the Monthly Points Competition's Open Class

Awarded 34/40 points

Grown by John Dennis


photo © John Dennis


Laelia harpophylla

Shown at the Society's meeting on 27 January 2012
in the Monthly Points Competition's Experienced Class

Awarded 32/40 points

Grown by Geoff Hands


photo © John Dennis


Laelia milleri

Shown at the Society's meeting on 29 April 2011
in the Monthly Points Competition's Experienced Class

Awarded an 'Award of Excellence' (36+ points)

Grown by Roger Russell


photo © Roger Russell


Masdevallia decumana

Shown at the Society's meeting on 30 November 2001
in the Monthly Points Competition's Experienced Class

Awarded 20/20 points - the maximum; an extremely rare occurance

Grown by Roger Russell


photo © Roger Russell


Masdevallia striatella

Shown at the Society's meeting on 28 October 2011
in the Monthly Points Competition's Experienced Class

Awarded the Class Winner's Rosette

Grown by Roger Russell


photo © Roger Russell


Odontioda Avranches

Shown at the Society's meeting on 27 January 2012
in the Monthly Points Competition's Open Class

Awarded 30/40 points

Grown by Brian Gould


photo © John Dennis


Otoglossum brevifolium

Shown at the Society's meeting on 26 March 2010
in the Monthly Points Competition's Experienced Class

Awarded 15/20 points

Grown by Roger Russell


photo © Roger Russell


Paphiopedilum hangianum

Shown at the Society's meeting on 27 January 2012
in the non-competitive table display

Grown by Allan Burdis


photo © John Dennis

Vuylstekeara Cambria 'Plush'
FCC/RHS 1967, FCC/AOS 1973
awarded to Keith Andrew, President, BOS


Grown by Roger Russell


Possibly the best known and most widely grown orchid in the world.  The plant shown here is a division of the original award-winning plant, not one of the many millions of meri-clones.

photo © Roger Russell