Judging classes

Classes to be judged at all shows, including monthly table shows.


Plants in Classes 1 to 24 may be judged within Class 50 on request to the judges.

1 1 Laeliinae species eg Barkeria, Brassavola, Cattleya, Encyclia, Epidendrum, Guarianthe, Laelia, etc
2 1 Laeliinae hybrid, including intergenerics
3 1 Cymbidium species
4 1 Cymbidium hybrid
5 1 Dendrobium species
6 1 Dendrobium hybrid
7 1 Oncidiinae species eg Ada, Brassia, Miltonia, Oncidium, etc
8 1 Oncidiinae hybrid, including intergenerics
9 1 Paphiopedilum species
10 1 Paphiopedilum hybrid
11 1 Phragmipedium species
12 1 Phragmipedium hybrid
13 1 Phalaenopsis species
14 1 Phalaenopsis hybrid, including intergenerics
15 1 Vandeae species, including Sarcanthinae, Angraecinae, Aerangidinae but excluding Phalaenopsis
16 1 Vandeae hybrid, including intergenerics but not those with Phalaenopsis
17 1 Pleurothallidinae species
18 1 Pleurothallidinae hybrid, including intergenerics
19 1 Maxillariinae species
20 1 Maxillariinae hybrid, including intergenerics
21 1 terrestrial species or hybrid (those orchids that have underground rhizomes or tubers and seasonally have no parts above ground) eg Cynorkis, Cypripedium, Dactylorhiza, some Calanthe, Disa, Habenaria, Ophrys, etc
22 1 species not listed above eg Catasetum, Gongora, Coelogyne, Stanhopea, etc
23 1 hybrid not listed above eg Catasetum, Gongora, Coelogyne, Stanhopea, etc
24 1 species or hybrid usually grown for its decorative foliage, to be judged for its foliage only
25 3 Laeliinae species
26 3 Laeliinae hybrids, including intergenerics
27 3 Cymbidium species
28 3 Cymbidium hybrids
29 3 Oncidiinae species
30 3 Oncidiinae hybrids, including intergenerics
31 3 Paphiopedilum species and/or hybrids
32 3 Phragmipedium species and/or hybrids
33 3 Phalaenopsis species
34 3 Phalaenopsis hybrids, including intergenerics
35 3 terrestrial species and/or hybrids
36 3 Pleurothallidinae species and/or hybrids
37 3 Dendrobium species and/or hybrids
38 3 species of one genus, not listed in Classes 25 to 37 eg Maxillaria, Lycaste, Coelogyne, Catasetum, Gongora, Stanhopea, etc
39 3 hybrids of one genus, from the genera in Class 38, including intergenerics containing that genus
40 3 orchid plants from any of the genera in Class 38, including intergenerics
41 4 orchid species from different genera
42 4 orchid plants from different genera, including intergenerics
43 6 orchid species from different genera
44 6 orchid plants from different genera, including intergenerics
45 6 orchid plants of any one genus, including intergenerics containing that genus; no foliage plants to be 
included
46 A group of orchids and ornamental plants space up to one square metre; ornamental plants must not exceed 
50% of the exhibit
47 1 species or hybrid, exhibited by an OSGB member who has not previously gained a first prize in the Society’s Spring Show
48 1 orchid species or hybrid for an OSGB member aged 21 and under
49 1 corsage or buttonhole (flower need not have been grown by the exhibitor)
 

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