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January 2021 - Popular vote results

Plant of the Day: Quesnelia Tim Ploughman owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
Class 1a: Nidularium
1st Nidularium Raja owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
2nd Nidularium Leprosa owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
3rd Nidularium Raja owned by Beth Watson.
Class 1: Neoregelia
1st Neoregelia Bottoms Up owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
2nd Neoregelia Mac Chester owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
3rd. Neoregelia Palmares owned by Anita Ryle.
Class 2: Canistropsis, Fosterella, Guzmania, Guzvriesea, Vriesea, Cryptanthus, Billbergia
1st Quesnelia Tim Ploughman owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
2nd Vriesea Phillipy owned by Hal Fritz.
3rd Billbergia Kolan Starstruck owned by Jason Bailey.
Class 3: Aechmea, Ananas, Canistrum, Dyckia, Deuterocohnia, Hechtia, Hohenbergia, Neomea
1st Dyckia Clifton Snow owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
2nd Dyckia Defece x Scorcher owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
3rd. Dyckia Clifton Sunset owned by Karen Eslick.
Class 4: Neophytum, Orthophytum, Tillandsia, Quesnelia, and other Bromeliad
1st Tillandsia Creation owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
2nd Puya Laxa owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
3rd Tillandsia Strephylla owned by Karen Eslick.
Class 5: Cacti, Succulent
1st. Succulent owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
2nd Echeveria Lola owned by Traci Harris.
Tie 3rd Opuntia Subulata Austrocylindropounta subulata owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
Tie 3rd Agava Isthmensis owned by Joe Watson.
Tie 3rd Haworthia Cooperi owned by Anita Ryle.
Class 6: Any other plant
Nil entries
 
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February 2021 - Plant of the Day

Tillandsia Samantha

owned by Bernie Polzin

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February 2021 - A getting to know you by Kay Fritz, followed by a very informative workshop by Michael & Tracey Lyall on growing bromeliads from seed, plus more tips.

February 2021 - Popular vote results

Plant of the Day: Tillandsia Samantha owned by Bernie Polzin.
 
Class 1a: Aechmea
1st Aechmea Roberto Menecsal owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
2nd Aechmea Supernova owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
2nd Aechmea Roberto Menescal owned by Kate Bailey
3rd Aechmea Tillandisoides owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
Class 1: Neoregelia
1st Neoregelia Lorena Lector owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
2nd Neoregelia mini unknown owned by Karen Eslick.
3rd. Neoregelia Eva & Norma Bates owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
3rd. Neoregelia Leucana owned by Bernie Polzin.
3rd. Neoregelia Coolum Tipsy owned by Kare Bailey.
3rd. Neoregelia Talbot Splash owned by Kay Fritz.
Class 2: Canistropsis, Fosterella, Guzmania, Guzvriesea, Vriesea, Cryptanthus, Billbergia
1st Cryptanthus Thriller owned by Anita Ryle.
2nd Billbergia Sandra owned by Bernie Polzin.
3rd Billbergia Kawanas Samantha owned by Bernie Polzin.
Class 3: Aechmea, Ananas, Canistrum, Dyckia, Deuterocohnia, Hechtia, Hohenbergia, Neomea
1st Unknown owned by Graeme Fleming.
2nd Delicata owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
3rd. x Neomea Zydeco owned by Bernie Polzin.
Class 4: Neophytum, Orthophytum, Tillandsia, Quesnelia, and other Bromeliad
1st Tillandsia Samantha owned by Bernie Polzin.
2nd x Wallfussia Creation owned by Bernie Polzin.
3rd Orthophytum unknown owned by Karen Eslick.
Class 5: Cacti, Succulent
1st. Crassula Sino owned by Carol Walker.
2nd Agave owned by Karen Eslick.
2nd Mammillaria Nana “Duwel” owned by Carol Walker.
2nd. Gymnocalycium owned by Carol Walker.
2nd. Cottledon owned by Traci Harris.
Class 6: Any other plant
1st Clivia Compact variegated form owned by Greg Anderson.
2nd Begonia owned by Graeme Fleming.
3rd Dracaena White Surprise owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
 
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March 2021 - Plant of the Day

Neoregelia Big Bopper owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall

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March 2021 - Some of the Cactus and Succulent exhibits this month. Winners from all classes were asked to share growing conditions and tips to help all of us learn from each other.

March 2021 - Popular vote results

Plant of the Day: Neoregelia Big Bopper owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
 
Class 1a: Tillandsia
1st Tillandsia Creation owned by Anne Lagerweij.
2nd Tillandsia Compressa owned by Anne Lagerweij.
3rd Tillandsia Tectorum owned by Anita Ryle.
Class 1: Neoregelia
Tie 1st Neoregelia Big Bopper owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
Tie 1st Neoregelia Melanie owned by Anne Lagerweij.
Tie 1st Neoregelia Louraria owned Anne Lagerweij.
2nd Neoregelia unknown owned by David Burrows.
Class 2: Canistropsis, Fosterella, Guzmania, Guzvriesea, Vriesea, Cryptanthus, Billbergia
1st Billbergia Deliciousa owned by Anne Lagerweij.
2nd Billbergia Cherry Maple owned by Anne Lagerweij.
3rd Vriesea Elysian Kandy owned by David Burrows.
Class 3: Aechmea, Ananas, Canistrum, Dyckia, Deuterocohnia, Hechtia, Hohenbergia, Neomea
1st Aechmea Roberto Menescal owned by Anne Lagerweij.
2nd Dyckia BB Black owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
3rd Aechmea Fendleri variegated owned by Anne Lagerweij.
Class 4: Neophytum, Orthophytum, Tillandsia, Quesnelia, and other Bromeliad
1st Acanthostachys owned by Jason Bailey.
Class 5: Cacti, Succulent
1st Euporbia Mammillaris variegata owned by Anne Lagerweij.
Tie 2nd Aloe Cup of Gold owned by Tracey St Johnwood.
Tie 2nd Euphorbia Flanaganii FMA Cristata owned by Anne Lagerweij.
Tie 2nd Tectorum Sunsetowned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
Class 6: Any other plant
1st Orchid Pinata Surprise form owned by Anne Lagerweij.
2nd Orchid unknown owned by Anne Lagerweij.
3rd Cynthia owned by David Burrows.
 

No meeting in April due to building works

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May 2021 - Plant of the Day JOINT WINNERS

Guzmania Sanguinea owned by Robert and Sue Janetzki and 

Dyckia Vilsoni owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall

May 2021 - Popular vote results

Plants of the Day: Dyckia Vilsoni owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall and
                                    Guzmania Sanguinea owned by Robert and Sue Janetzki

 
Class 1a: Dyckia
1st Dyckia Estevesii owned by Michael Lyall.
2nd Dyckia Vilsoni owned by Micharl Lyall.
3rd Dyckia Silver Sheen owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
3rd Orthophytum owned b Jason Bailey.
Class 1: Neoregelia

1st Neoregelia Kahala Dawn owned by Tracey Lyall.
2nd Neoregelia Bobbie Joe owned by Michael Lyall.
3rd Neoregelia Carnival owned Kate Bailey.
Class 2: Canistropsis, Fosterella, Guzmania, Guzvriesea, Vriesea, Cryptanthus, Billbergia
1st Guzmania Sanguinea owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
Class 3: Aechmea, Ananas, Canistrum, Dyckia, Deuterocohnia, Hechtia, Hohenbergia, Neomea

1st Aechmea Recurvatavar benrattii owned Jason Bailey.
Class 4: Neophytum, Orthophytum, Tillandsia, Quesnelia, and other Bromeliad

1st Tillandsia unknown owned Karen Eslick.
2nd Forazzaea Warasii owned by Tracey Lyall.
Class 5: Cacti, Succulent

1st Echeveria Romeorubin owned by Fran Wilson.
2nd Mammillaria Gracilis Fragilis owned by Traci Harris.
3rd Suculent bowl owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
Class 6: Any other plant
No entries
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June 2021 - Plant of the Day

Alcantarea Juiletta

owned by Kate Bailey

Getting to Know You

with Greg Woolwork

Workshop with Michael Lyall

on tidying up bromeliads

June 2021 - Popular vote results

Plants of the Day: Alcantarea Juiletta owned by Kate Bailey.

Class 1a: Alcantarea and Neoregelia mini.

1st Alcantarea Juiletta owned by Kate Bailey.
2nd Alcantarea White Star owned by Michael Lyall.
3rd Neoregelia mini Groucho owned by Anita Ryle.
Class 1: Neoregelia
1st Neoregelia Ironside owned by Michael andTracey Lyall.
2nd Neoregelia Bullis Margaret owned by Michael and Tracey Lyall.
3rd Neoregelia Pinstripe owned David Burrows.
Class 2: Canistropsis, Fosterella, Guzmania, Guzvriesea, Vriesea, Cryptanthus, Billbergia
1st Vriesea Candy Girl owned by David Burrows.
Class 3: Aechmea, Ananas, Canistrum, Dyckia, Deuterocohnia, Hechtia, Hohenbergia, Neomea
1st Canistrum Triangulare owned Michael and Tracey Lyall.
2nd Dyckia Geohringii x Beateae owned by Michael and Tracey Lyall.
3rd Dyckia Gympie Delight owned by Michael and Tracey Lyall.
Class 4: Neophytum, Orthophytum, Tillandsia, Quesnelia, and other Bromeliad
1st Tillandsia Cotton Candy owned Traci Harris.
2nd Tillandsia Bulbosa owned by Karen Eslick.
3rd Tillandsia Ionantha Druid owned by Beth Watson.
Class 5: Cacti, Succulent
1st Cacti The Brain owned by Kate Bailey.
2nd Succulent owned by Peggy Phelps.
3rd Huernia Hystrix x Zebrina owned by Graeme Fleming.
Class 6: Any other plant
1st Begonia Blue Boy owned by Robert and Sue Janetzki.
2nd Hairsfoot fern owned by Barbara Manuel.
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July 2021 - Plant of the Day

Dyckia John Catlan owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall

Peggy Phelps showed our

members her unique

garden art

One of the lovely vistas

at Greg & Helen Woolwork's

garden visit this month

July 2021 - Popular vote results

Plant of the Day: Dyckia John Catlan owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.

Class 1a: Vriesea

st Vriesea Highway Beauty owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
2nd Vriesea Golden Jubilee owned by David Burrows.
3rd Vriesea Whitebands f2 owned by David Burrows.
Class 1: Neoregelia
1st Neoregelia Satsuma owned by Graeme Fleming.
2nd Neoregelia Aussie Red Tiger owned by David Burrows.
3rd Neoregelia Linda Cathcart owned David Burrows.
Class 2: Canistropsis, Fosterella, Guzmania, Guzvriesea, Vriesea, Cryptanthus, Billbergia
1st Billbergia Ralph Graham Davis owned by Graeme Fleming.
Class 3: Aechmea, Ananas, Canistrum, Dyckia, Deuterocohnia, Hechtia, Hohenbergia, Neomea
1st Dyckia John Catlan owned Michael and Tracey Lyall.
2nd Dyckia Mexican variegated owned by David Burrows.
Class 4: Neophytum, Orthophytum, Tillandsia, Quesnelia, and other Bromeliad
1st x Dychonia Blood Lust owned Michael & Tracey Lyall.
2nd Orthophytum unknown owned by Karen Eslick.
Class 5: Cacti, Succulent
1st Epiphyllum Cacti owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
2nd Echeveria “Black Flea” owned by Carol Walker.
Class 6: Any other plant
1st Nephrolepis Boston Fern owned by Graeme Fleming
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August 2021 - Plant of the Day

Billbergia Talbot Fandango

owned by Anne Lagerweij

Narelle Aizlewood was our guest speaker, an International Bromeliad judge, passing on showing tips to our large turnout of members.

Some of the colourful plants on the show table this month, well done to all exhibiting members.

August 2021 - Popular vote results

Plant of the Day: Billbergia Talbot Fandango owned by Anne Lagerweij.

Class 1a: Intergeneric

1st x Neomea Caribbean Queen owned by Anne Lagerweij.
2nd x Neophytum Plum Crazy owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
Class 1: Neoregelia

1st Neoregelia Bobbie Joe owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
2nd Neoregelia Purple Tigress owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
2nd Neoregelia Casoba owned David Burrows.
2nd Neoregelia Pink on Black owned by Anne Lagerweij.
Class 2: Canistropsis, Fosterella, Guzmania, Guzvriesea, Vriesea, Cryptanthus, Billbergia

1st Billbergia Kawane’s Fireglow owned by Anne Lagerweij.
2nd Vriesea Red Chestnut x owned by Anita Ryle.
3rd. Billbergia Talbot Fandango owned by Anne Lagerweij.
Class 3: Aechmea, Ananas, Canistrum, Dyckia, Deuterocohnia, Hechtia, Hohenbergia, Neomea

1st Dyckia Somerset Spaced Out owned by Michael and Tracey Lyall.
2nd Aechmea Chantinii Roberto Menescal owned by Anne Lagerweij.
3rd Aechmea Soper Nova Owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
Class 4: Neophytum, Orthophytum, Tillandsia, Quesnelia, and other Bromeliad

1st Tillandsia Compressa owned Anne Lagerweij.
2nd Tillandsia Tectorum owned by Tracey St Johnwood.
3rd Quesnelia Rafael Oliveiria owned by Anne Lagerweij.
Class 5: Cacti, Succulent

1st Lewisia owned by Mary McDowell.
2nd Mammillaria Bocasane Crested owned by Anne Lagerweij.
3rd Sloe species owned by Graeme Fleming.
Class 6: Any other plant

1st Orchid owned by Anne Lagerweij.
2nd Clivia Miniate Multipetal form owned by Greg Anderson.
3rd Begonia Adobe owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
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October 2021 - Plant of the Day

Neoregelia Lucifer owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall​​

Darryl Ruprecht, author of 'King of the Ferns' gave a great talk on Staghorns and writing a book on your passion.

Class 1A was Billbergia and these beautiful specimens shared first prize, 

October 2021 - Popular vote results

Plant of the Day: Neoregelia Lucifer owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
Class 1a: Billbergia

1st Unknown owned by Karen Eslick.
1st Alakai owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall. 2nd Darth Vader owned by Jason Bailey.
2nd Talbot Evita owned by Jason Bailey.
Class 1: Neoregelia

1st Neoregelia Lucifer owned by Michael & Tracey Lyall.
2nd Neoregelia Amazing Grace owned by Kate Bailey.
2nd Neoregelia Gun Powder owned Stan Edward.
2nd Neoregelia Dyn-o-mite owned by Karen Eslick.
Class 2: Canistropsis, Fosterella, Guzmania, Guzvriesea, Vriesea, Cryptanthus, Billbergia

No entries.
Class 3: Aechmea, Ananas, Canistrum, Dyckia, Deuterocohnia, Hechtia, Hohenbergia, Neomea
1st Dyckia Mariner-lapostolle wide leaf x fosteriana owned by Michael and Tracey Lyall.
Class 4: Neophytum, Orthophytum, Tillandsia, Quesnelia, and other Bromeliad
1st Tillandsia unknown owned by Karen Eslick.
2nd Pitcarnia Rhubarb owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
3rd Tillandsia Ionantha Honduras owned by Karen Eslick.
Class 5: Cacti, Succulent

1st Succulent Pink Beauty owned by Kate Bailey.
2nd Pachypodium Horombense owned by Fiona Bailey.
3rd Succulent unknown owned by Mary McDowell.
Class 6: Any other plant

1st Sarracenia Pitcher Plant owned by Jason Bailey.
2nd Dracaena White Sunrise owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki
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November 2021 - Plant of the Day

Neoregelia Voodoo Doll owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki

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November 2021

Another well supported meeting to end the year and we were able to learn more about Tillandsias from the informative talk and display provided by Pam Butler. 

November 2021 - Popular vote results

Plant of the Day: Neoregelia Voodoo Doll owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
Class 1a: Guzmania

1st Guzmania Beatrice owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
2nd Guzmania Minnie Belle owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
3rd Unknown owned by Karen Eslick.
Class 1: Neoregelia
1st Neoregelia Voodoo Doll owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
2nd Neoregelia Dream Sickle owned by David Burrows.
2nd Neoregelia Correa Aroujo marginated owned David Burrows.
3rd Neoregelia Bobby Dazzler owned by David Burrows.
Class 2: Canistropsis, Fosterella, Guzmania, Guzvriesea, Vriesea, Cryptanthus, Billbergia
1st Nidularium rutlans variegated owned by Karen Eslick.
2nd Vriesea Kiwi Sterling Silver owned by Val McNamara.
3rd Tasman Candyman owned by David Burrows.
Class 3: Aechmea, Ananas, Canistrum, Dyckia, Deuterocohnia, Hechtia, Hohenbergia, Neomea
1st Neomea Magenta star owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
2nd Luddemannia Medio owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
Class 4: Neophytum, Orthophytum, Tillandsia, Quesnelia, and other Bromeliad
1st Sincoregelia Aurora owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.
2nd Caulescens owned by Karen Eslick.
3rd Unknown owned by Carolyn Lunney.
Class 5: Cacti, Succulent
1st Echeveria Fantastic Fountain owned by Carolyn Lunney.
1st Acanthoceros Tetragonus owned by Traci Harris.
1st Unknown owned by Traci St Johnwood.
2nd Unknown owned by Mary McDowell
3rd Unknown owned by Barbara Manuel.
3rd Gasteria owned by Traci Harris.
Class 6: Any other plant
1st Begonia Benito Chiba owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki.