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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.
 

February 2021 - Plant of the Day

Tillandsia Samantha

owned by Bernie Polzin

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.

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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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January 2021 - Plant of the Day

Quesnelia Tim Ploughman

owned by Robert & Sue Janetzki

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January 2021 - Guest Speaker

Colin Johnson from Earthlife

gave a talk on soil conditioners

and nutrient uptake

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