Summer Orchid Show at Laurieton

The state’s first orchid show for 2019 attracted people of all ages to admire the varieties on display. 

The event was hosted by the Camden Haven Orchid Society at the Laurieton United Services Club on January 12 and 13.

Camden Haven Orchid Society member Andrew Young has been growing orchids for 63 years after starting from the age of 12. 

“I love the varieties of the orchid family and the challenge of growing them,” he said. 

Andrew said some varieties of orchids carry their flowers through the year. 

The event featured brilliant blooms of summer flowering orchids from vivid yellows to the most delicate pinks, evergreen bromeliads and foliage plants with exotic spikes.

There were exhibits by orchid growers from Camden Haven, Bellingen, Kempsey, Port Macquarie, Wauchope, Taree and Forster areas. ​