The rare and the beautiful – orchids to capture the heart

Jonathan Watson, Lynn Smith and Tony Nappin who make up the committee of the Wessex Orchid Society                     
Picture Ian Hargreaves (171231-05)
Jonathan Watson, Lynn Smith and Tony Nappin who make up the committee of the Wessex Orchid Society Picture Ian Hargreaves (171231-05)
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Some stunning varieties were on display at the Wessex Orchid Society’s autumn show.

The event, at Portchester Community School, saw growers from across the south show-off their beautiful blooms.

Dave Gourley, from Lee on the Solent, admires with his magnificent plant             Picture Ian Hargreaves (171231-01)

Dave Gourley, from Lee on the Solent, admires with his magnificent plant Picture Ian Hargreaves (171231-01)

To find out more about the society go to wessexorchidsociety.org.uk.

Pictures by Ian Hargreaves. To buy copies of the images call photosales on on 0330 123 0203 quoting the reference number.

Rob Fraser, from Havant, looking at the hybrid winner entry vanda orchid grown by Paul Shadick                   
  (171231-02)

Rob Fraser, from Havant, looking at the hybrid winner entry vanda orchid grown by Paul Shadick (171231-02)

Plant expert Joan Smith from West Sussex, with Martin Errington and his mother Sue Errington, from Portchester                                  Picture Ian Hargreaves  (171231-03)

Plant expert Joan Smith from West Sussex, with Martin Errington and his mother Sue Errington, from Portchester Picture Ian Hargreaves (171231-03)