My Orchids

1. RHS orchid awards

Masdevallia mendozae 'Mullus'Certificate of Appreciation Stuart Meeson

Epipactis gigantea 'Trefor', Photo Sam Hurley; OSGBCertificate of Cultural Commendation Stuart Meeson

2. Photographs of some of my orchids

Bletilla striata 'Soryu'

Bletilla striata 'Soryu'

Bulbophyllum pecten-veneris

Orchid - Bulbophyllum pecten-venerisOrchid - Bulbophyllum pecten-venerisOrchid - Bulbophyllum pecten-veneris

Orchid - Bulbophyllum pecten-venerisOrchid - Bulbophyllum pecten-venerisOrchid - Bulbophyllum pecten-veneris

Cambria 'Isler Nelly'

Orchid - cambria Isler NellyOrchid - cambria Isler Nelly

Orchid - cambria Isler Nelly - click for larger image

Cambria (also known as Beallara) 'Eurostar'

Orchid - Cambria (also known as Beallara) 'Eurostar'Orchid - Cambria (also known as Beallara) 'Eurostar'

Cambria 'Massai Splash'

Orchid - Cambria 'Massai Splash

Cattleya

Orchid - Cattleya Potinara 'Burana Beauty'

Orchid - Cattleya Potinara Samantha Duncan 'Orange Tart'Orchid - Cattleya Potinara Samantha Duncan 'Orange Tart'

Orchid - Cattleya Potinara Samantha Duncan 'Orange Tart'Orchid - Cattleya Potinara Samantha Duncan 'Orange Tart'

Cymbidium

Orchid - Cymbidium Cream Showgirl HybridOrchid - Cymbidium Cream Showgirl Hybrid

Orchid - Cymbidium Cream Showgirl Hybrid

Cynorkis fastigata (Humanoid Flower)

Orchid - Cynorkis fastigata (Humaoid Flower)Orchid - Cynorkis fastigata (Humaoid Flower)

Cypripedium

Orchid - Cypripedium 'Kentucky Pink Blush'

Orchid - Cypripedium 'Reginae'

Dendrobium compactum 'Berry'

Orchid - dendrobium 'compactum' BerryOrchid - dendrobium 'compactum' Berry
Orchid - dendrobium 'compactum' BerryOrchid - dendrobium 'compactum' Berry

Orchid - dendrobium 'compactum' Berry

Dendrobium cuthbertsonii 'Pink'

Orchid - Dendrobium cuthbertsonii 'Pink'

Dendrobium nobile Pink Doll 'Magic'

Orchid - Dendrobium nobile Pink Doll 'Magic'

Orchid - Dendrobium nobile Pink Doll 'Magic'Orchid - Dendrobium nobile Pink Doll 'Magic'

Dendrobium nobile Starclass 'Lilac'

Orchid - Dendrobium nobile Starclass 'Lilac'

Dendrochilum warrenii

Orchid - Dendrochilum warrenii

Dryadella zebrina

Orchid - Dryadella zebrina

Orchid - Dryadella zebrina

Encyclia cochleata - Cockleshell orchid

Orchid - EncycliaOrchid - Encyclia
Orchid - EncycliaOrchid - Encyclia

Orchid - Encyclia - click for larger imageOrchid - Encyclia - click for larger image

Epipactis gigantea

Orchid - Epipactis giganteaOrchid - Epipactis giganteaOrchid - Epipactis gigantea

Habenaria radiata (now Pecteilis radiata) - The White Egret orchid

habenaria radiata (White Egret orchid)habenaria radiata (White Egret orchid)
habenaria radiata (White Egret orchid)habenaria radiata (White Egret orchid) - click for larger image

keiki

Orchid - potted up keiki of Dendrobium nobile Pink Doll 'Magic'Orchid - Phalaenopsis with keiki formingOrchid - Phalaenopsis with keiki growing

Lepanthopsis astrophora 'Stalky'

Orchid - Lepanthopsis astrophora 'Stalky'

Masdevallia Davina x Avalon Pellegrini

Masdevallia Davina x Avalon Pellegrini Masdevallia Davina x Avalon Pellegrini

Miltoniopsis Celle

Orchid - Miltoniopsis Celle

Paphiopedilum insigne

Orchid - Paphiopedilum - click for larger imageOrchid - Paphiopedilum

Orchid - Paphiopedilum openingOrchid - Paphiopedilum open

Orchid - Paphiopedilum insigneOrchid - Paphiopedilum insigne

Paphiopedilum Maudiae

Orchid - Paphiopedilum MaudiaeOrchid - Paphiopedilum Maudiae

Orchid - Paphiopedilum Maudiae - Macabre 'Blumen Insel'Orchid - Paphiopedilum Maudiae - 'Hsinying Web'

Orchid - Paphiopedilum Maudiae - 'Hsinying Web'

Orchid - Paphiopedilum Maudiae - 'Hsinying Web', openingOrchid - Paphiopedilum Maudiae - 'Hsinying Web'

Paphiopedilum Jupiter Hollow (Paph. New Edition 'Magic' x Paph. Thunder Sea 'Breathless')

Orchid - Paphiopedilum Jupiter Hollow Orchid - Paphiopedilum Jupiter Hollow

Orchid - Paphiopedilum Jupiter Hollow Orchid - Paphiopedilum Jupiter Hollow

Phalaenopsis

Orchid - Phalaenopsis 'Brother Girl'

Orchid - Phalaenopsis 'Brother Girl'

Orchid - Phalaenopsis 'Magical'

Orchid - Phalaenopsis 'Magical' Orchid - Phalaenopsis 'Magical'

Orchid - PhalaenopsisOrchid - Phalaenopsis

Orchid - Phalaenopsis 'Taida Salu Red'

Orchid - Phalaenopsis Everspring 'Champion'

Orchid - Phalaenopsis 'Wild Peach'

Orchid - Doritaenopsis Sogo Yenlin 'Variegated Leaves'Orchid - Doritaenopsis Sogo Yenlin 'Variegated Leaves'

Pleione

Orchid - Pleione Tongariro, openingOrchid - Pleione Tongariro, fully open

Orchid - Pleione Tongariro, openingOrchid - Pleione Tongariro, openingOrchid - Pleione formosana 'Blush of Dawn'

Orchid - Pleione Tongariro, opening

Pleione humilis 'Orange-red lip'Pleione Tongariro

Pleione formosana 'Blush of Dawn'

Pleione Zeus WeinsteinPleione GrandifloraPleione yunnanensis

Restrepia elegans

Orchid - Restrepia elegansOrchid - Restrepia elegans

Orchid - Restrepia elegansOrchid - Restrepia elegans

Orchid - Restrepia elegans

Rossioglossum grande

Orchid - Rossioglossum grande (Clown orchid)

Orchid - Rossioglossum grande (Clown orchid)

Orchid - Rossioglossum grande (Clown orchid)Orchid - Rossioglossum grande (Clown orchid)

Tolumnia 'Peach'

Orchid - Tolumnia 'Peach'

Zygopetalum 'Artur Elle'

Orchid - Zygopetalum 'Artur Elle'

My Handpainted Gnome Darwin

3. OSGB Show Entries

Orchid Society of Great Britain

Autumn Show 2011

Orchid - Lepanthopsis astrophora 'Stalky' (First prize)Orchid - Lepanthopsis astrophora 'Stalky' (First prize)

Orchid - Lepanthopsis astrophora 'Stalky' (First prize)

Orchid - Phalaenopsis 'Taida Salu Red' (First) Cymbidium Cream Showgirl Hybrid (Second) in novice classOrchid - Phalaenopsis 'Taida Salu Red' (First) Cymbidium Cream Showgirl Hybrid (Second) in novice classAwarded Ernie Self Trophy for novice class in autumn show, photograph courtesy of Lady Samantha Hurley

  • OSGBJ 2012; 61(1):48-49.

    Orchid - Phalaenopsis 'Taida Salu Red' (First) Cymbidium Cream Showgirl Hybrid (Second) in novice classOrchid - Phalaenopsis 'Taida Salu Red' (First prize) in novice class

    Orchid - Masdevallia Davina x Avalon Pellegrini (Second prize)

    Orchid Society of Great Britain

    Spring Show 2012, RHS Wisley

    Orchid - Phalaenopsis 'Magical' (Second Prize)Orchid - Paphiopedilum Jupiter Hollow (Paph. New Edition 'Magic' x Paph. Thunder Sea 'Breathless') (Second Prize)

    Orchid - Paphiopedilum Jupiter Hollow (Paph. New Edition 'Magic' x Paph. Thunder Sea 'Breathless')

    Orchid - Lepanthopsis astrophora 'Stalky' (First prize)

    Orchid Society of Great Britain

    Spring Show 2013, RHS Wisley

    Group of orchids and other non-flowering ornamentals (First Prize)
    Close-up of arch decorated with orchids (FirstPrize)

    Buttonhole of cymbidium orchid + aspidistra (First Prize)Buttonhole of cymbidium orchid + aspidistra (Second Prize)Orchid - Lepanthopsis astrophora 'Stalky' (Second prize)

    Buttonholes of cymbidium orchid + aspidistra (First and Second Prize)Pleione formosana

    Orchid Society of Great Britain

    Autumn Show 2013, Wraysbury

    My wrist corsage Handmade ribbon rose features My buttonhole

    First Prize for wrist corsage Second Prize for buttonhole First Prize for group of four different orchids

    Orchid Society of Great Britain

    Spring Show 2014, RHS Wisley

    My RHS Banksian Medal plants

    RHS Banksian Medal for 3x First, 3x Second, 3x Third Prize.

    Orchid Society of Great Britain

    Autumn Show 2014, Wraysbury

    Catt My corsage My buttonhole

    Group of 4 Handmade ribbon features

    First Prize for group of four different orchids Second for buttonhole First for corsage

  • 4. OSGB Photographic Competition Photos

    Orchid Society of Great Britain

    Christmas Photographic Competition 2010

    Vanda orchid 'Ruby Moon' (photo taken at RHS Wisley)

    Second Prize in Class 1


    Orchid Society of Great Britain

    Christmas Photographic Competition 2011

    Restrepia elegans

    Third Prize in Class 1


    Paphiopedilum insigne

    Third Prize in Class 2


    Orchid Society of Great Britain

    Christmas Photographic Competition 2012

    Rhyncattleanthe Cariad’s Mini-Quinee ‘Angel Kiss’

    First Prize in Class 1


    x Angulocaste Rosemary gx

    Third Prize in Class 1


    Disa orchids at this year’s Hampton Court Palace Flower Show (Dave Parkinson Plants)

    First Prize in Class 5


    Paphiopedilums

    Second Prize equal in Class 5


    Seashell orchid tile inspired by my Paph. Maudiae ‘Hsinying Web’

    First Prize in Class 6b - craft


    Orchid Society of Great Britain

    June Photographic Competition 2013

    'Vanda Walk' @ RBG Kew

    First Prize in Class 5


    Orchid Society of Great Britain

    June Photographic Competition 2014

    Cyp. tibeticum

    Second Prize in Class 1


    Cypripedium calceolus

    First Prize in Class 2


    'Orchid Pond' @ RBG Kew

    First Prize in Class 5


    BN @ HCFS

    Second Prize in Class 5


    5. Other orchid photographs

    Orchid - Bulbophyllum fletcherianumOrchid notes - Bulbophyllum fletcherianumOrchid - Stanhopea lietzei

    Orchid - Calanthe 'Baron Schroder' gx + 'Big Billy' (Atrophaneura Semperi)Orchid - Calanthe 'Baron Schroder' gx + 'Big Billy' (Atrophaneura Semperi)

    Orchid - Laelia gouldianaOrchid - Phalaenopsis 'Tokyo' (RHS Wisley)

    Orchid - Epidendrum 'Plastic Doll' Orchid - Bulbophyllum nocturnum, first discovered night-flowering orchid. Beautiful! Photo by Jaap Vermeulen

    Orchid - Paph. armeniacumOrchid - Cym. Cracker Jack 'Brown Velvet'Orchid - Cym. Loch Maree gx

    Orchid - Paph. @ RBG Kew

    5. Orchid publications

    OSGBJ

  • Members’ plants - Epipactis gigantea. Stuart Meeson. OSGBJ 2014; 63(3):177. Orchid Society of Great Britain ISSN 0306-2996
  • RHS Orchid Awards. Stuart Meeson - Grower’s Advice Masdevallia mendozae ‘Mullus’. Orchid Rev 2015;123(1310): 122-123. ISSN 0030-4476
  • Members’ plants - Bulbophyllum pecten-veneris. Stuart Meeson. OSGBJ 2015; 64(3):176-177. Orchid Society of Great Britain ISSN 0306-2996
  • RHS Orchid Awards. Stuart Meeson - Grower’s Advice Epipactis gigantea ‘Trefor’. Orchid Rev 2015;123(1312): 285-286. ISSN 0030-4476

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