Orchid Show 2014
First day of the Orchid Show 2014 started off to a great weekend with a brief inaugural ceremony at Dr. Marigowda Hall, Lal bagh Botanical Gardens, Bangalore. Inauguration by Sri. S. Prabhala, Chairman, Bangalore Environment Trust, Bangalore. It was followed by release of souvenir by Sri. R. M. N. Sahai, IFS (Retired), Chairman, Karnataka Biodiversity Board, Bangalore.
There was a orchid competition held among the members of the society. Many members entered the competition with their flowering plants. Some of the award winning entries are below,
There were many members who won the prize for orchids they have grown in various categories. Few photos of award distributions.
There were many wonderful displays from the members. The display included few rare species like Paphiopedilum druryi (Bedd.) Stein etc.
Photo credits: Srikanth Parthasarathy