The February 2018 issue of Orchids Australia was despatched on 29th January 2018.

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 Recent First Class Certificates: 

Paphiopedilum liemianum 'TOM 5#' FCC/AOC 2017 (NSW) 85.0 19 December 2017
Awarded at SPECIES Dec. Meeting
Owner: S. Tay  #5770
Photographer: G. Bromley
Den. Samford Rose 'Katherine' FCC/AOC 2017 (NSW) 86.2  30 August 2017
Awarded at special judging
Owner: A. Blewitt #5747
Photographer: Ian Chalmers
Dendrobium speciosum 'Clair de Lune' FCC/AOC 2017 (NSW) 88.0  30 August 2017
Awarded at special judging
Owner: A. Blewitt #5744
Photographer: Ian Chalmers
Paph. Johanna Burkhardt 'Ella' FCC/AOC 2016 (QLD) 85.5  8 Sepyember 2017
Awarded at the West Brisbane OS & TAPS show
Owner: B. Goostrey  #5709
Photographer: Gary Yong Gee
Bulb. Krairit Vejvarut 'Gerde' FCC/AOC 2017 (WA) 85.0  6 November 2017
Awarded at WA Regional panel meeting
Owner: C. Hartmann #5705
Photographer: T. Budrovich
Sarco. Gunnadoo 'Pamela' FCC/AOC 2016 (VIC) 87.0  10 November 2017
Awarded at the Maribyrnong Sarcochilus Festival
Owner: Grant Garrett #5702
Photographer: owner
Paph. Johanna Burkhardt 'Memoria Bob Goostrey' FCC/AOC 2017 (QLD) 85.0 5 Sept. 2017
Awarded at TAPS Sept. meeting
Owner: B. Goostrey #5684
Photographer: Gary Yong Gee

 

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What is the Australian Orchid Council Inc.?
The Australian Orchid Council Inc. is the national body representing Australia's orchid clubs and growers. [more about the AOC]

Orchid Judging System: The Australian Orchid Council Inc. coordinates and administers a national judging system for orchids.[more about orchid judging]

Orchids Australia has been published every two months since February 1989. It is consistently acclaimed as one of the leading orchid magazines in the world. The magazine is available by subscription only.[more about Orchids Australia].