City of Darwin – Orchid Spectacular 2016 at Darwin Showgrounds

Put down your gardening gloves and see just what it is about orchids that captivates. View plants in full bloom and get some tips on flower arranging. Put down your gardening gloves and see just what it is about orchids that captivates. View plants in full bloom and get some tips on flower arranging. The Northern Territory’s Orchid Spectacular is the largest annual orchid show in Australia. An exhibition of tropical blooms at their finest, it is also a chance to see and find out more about bromeliads, gingers, heliconias and many other beautiful plants. You will be able to purchase orchids and other plants from nurseries and clubs, and ask questions of orchids specialists. There are potting demonstrations by orchid, bonsai and bromiliade growers throughout the weekend, and demonstrations of flower arranging. Enter the orchid and photographic competitions, both of which are open to everyone and free. The orchid competition has over 60 classes to be judged, including a floral art section, and the photographic competition has six classes to be judged, including a ‘postcard-size’ category. Cost: Please contact the number provided on this page for enquiries.

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