Orchid sweeps award categories
Joy Lorenz, Pearl River County Master Gardener, recently participated in the Gulf Coast Orchid Society Show in Gautier. Joy has been a member of the Gulf Coast Orchid Society for about four years. Her prize winning plants were displayed at the Mobile Society Orchid Show Feb. 28 through Mar. 2, this year.
The large pink pendant flowered plant is a Dendrobium aphyllum ‘Aunt Alma’. It received a Blue ribbon, a tricolor for Best in class, and a trophy for Best Dendrobium Alliance. The tall yellow flowered plant is an Oncidium hybrid. It received a Blue ribbon, a tricolor for Best in class, and a trophy for Best Oncidium Alliance.