PORT ELIZABETH SPRING SHOW
Login
User Name
Password   


Registration is FREE. Click to become a member of OrchidBoard community
(You're NOT logged in)

menu menu

Sponsor
Donate Now
and become
Forum Supporter.

PORT ELIZABETH SPRING SHOW
Many perks!
<...more...>


Sponsor
 

Google


Fauna Top Sites
LOG IN/REGISTER TO CLOSE THIS ADVERTISEMENT
  #1  
Old 10-21-2008, 02:30 PM
Des Des is offline
Senior Member
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Port Elizabeth
Age: 72
Posts: 898
Default PORT ELIZABETH SPRING SHOW

Take a walk with me around the Port Elizabeth Spring Show













Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-21-2008, 03:30 PM
masda masda is offline
Senior Member
 

Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 221
Default

What a collection of photos, the orchids are something special, with many well grown plants it looks as if it was a great show, thanks for showing them to us.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-21-2008, 04:57 PM
Des Des is offline
Senior Member
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Port Elizabeth
Age: 72
Posts: 898
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by masda View Post
What a collection of photos, the orchids are something special, with many well grown plants it looks as if it was a great show, thanks for showing them to us.
It,s a pleasure
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-21-2008, 06:30 PM
Bolero Bolero is offline
Senior Member
Australian Orchid Council Judge
 

Join Date: Sep 2006
Zone: 10a
Location: Geelong, Victoria
Age: 52
Posts: 2,479
Default

You have to love a nice Protea! They grow well in Australia and many people have them as they are similar to our native trees.

Thanks for the photos.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-21-2008, 07:00 PM
Des Des is offline
Senior Member
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Port Elizabeth
Age: 72
Posts: 898
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Bolero View Post
You have to love a nice Protea! They grow well in Australia and many people have them as they are similar to our native trees.

Thanks for the photos.
Yes I noticed how similar the banksia's are and the blood red Waratah when I was therein 2006, I tried to get some waratah seed to germinate here , but no luck. Protea seed only germinates after a fire so we wrap the seed in paper and set fire to it , the seed will then germinate . is it the same for waratah seed ?
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-21-2008, 07:04 PM
Bolero Bolero is offline
Senior Member
Australian Orchid Council Judge
 

Join Date: Sep 2006
Zone: 10a
Location: Geelong, Victoria
Age: 52
Posts: 2,479
Default

I think it could be the same for Waratah seeds. There are a number of Australian native trees that germinate either after a fire or after exposure to smoke.

I will see if I can find something more specific, I have friends who grow Australian and South African Native trees and they will know for sure.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10-21-2008, 07:15 PM
Des Des is offline
Senior Member
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Port Elizabeth
Age: 72
Posts: 898
Default

Thanks Bolero , Much appreciated I still have some seed and would love to have a Waratah in my garden , my friends would blow their minds as to where I got this blood red "protea' as you don't see them here
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 10-21-2008, 07:31 PM
Bolero Bolero is offline
Senior Member
Australian Orchid Council Judge
 

Join Date: Sep 2006
Zone: 10a
Location: Geelong, Victoria
Age: 52
Posts: 2,479
Default

Waratah culture can be tricky even to grow here. They need some specific culture and don't like to be too hot or dry.

Maybe I can find a link as well.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 10-21-2008, 09:30 PM
flhiker flhiker is offline
Senior Member
 

Join Date: Feb 2007
Zone: 10b
Location: South Florida
Posts: 3,667
Default

Nice flowers, Looks like you had a great day!!
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 10-22-2008, 11:56 PM
Des Des is offline
Senior Member
 

Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Port Elizabeth
Age: 72
Posts: 898
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by flhiker View Post
Nice flowers, Looks like you had a great day!!
Be sure about that ,thanks
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
elizabeth, port, spring, walk


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Portland Spring Home & Garden Show chulaorchids Orchid Show Announcements 2 02-20-2008 04:13 PM
77th AOSP Orchid Show (Spring Show) Frdemetr Orchid Show Announcements 0 08-08-2007 07:02 PM
B.M.&.P.D.O.S Spring Show Pic's Gongora Orchid Show Announcements 0 09-11-2006 01:22 AM
BM&PDOS Spring Show Gongora Orchid Show Announcements 0 09-04-2006 08:25 PM
11th Annual Orchid Lovers of Spring Hill Show cb977 Orchid Show Announcements 5 05-01-2006 05:29 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:13 AM.

© 2007 OrchidBoard.com
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO v2.0.37 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Clubs vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.