Bromeliad Society Houston May Show (lots of pics!)

chrisn82May 16, 2010

Man what a weekend! I'm beat! Enjoy the pics guys. I only took pics of stuff I liked. If I don't list the names, it means I don't know what it is and took it just for balance. Hover over the image for the name.

This is a Vriesea!

And the Best in Show winner.

The Tillands are for you Stoney!

C

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brom_adorer(Mid-North Coast, NSW)

Thanks chris, it was like being there! Isn't that one with the folded leaves interesting? (pic 19)
BA

    Bookmark   May 17, 2010 at 3:24AM
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bromaholic(9)

Very nice, thank you!

I particularly like how the broms are spaced on display, with ample room for each to shine and be viewed clearly. With name tags (I assume) presented at front for easy viewing also.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2010 at 3:37AM
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stoney225

Thank you very much. I enjoyed looking at all of them and wish I could have been there to see them in person. I'm sure it was alot of fun.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2010 at 8:23AM
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bromadams(10b)

The show winner, the one labeled xNeotanthus Blazing Bonsai, sure looks like Orthophytum 'Blaze'.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2010 at 8:33AM
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malleeaustralia

Thanks for sharing Chris - too many to pick out faves but Im looking forward to my minis clumping up like those.

cheers
Kristan

    Bookmark   May 17, 2010 at 8:54AM
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splinter1804

Hi Chris,

It's great when people like you take the trouble to photograph the plants at shows and share them with the rest of us, especially the ones who can't be there.

It's wonderful to have technology where we are able to visit a show on the other side of the world without leaving our computer isn't it?

It's a well presented show with good spacing between the plants, and my favourite would have to be the Bil. Hallelujah X Brasiliensis.

Thanks for sharing,

All the best, Nev.

    Bookmark   May 17, 2010 at 5:14PM
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gonzer_gw

Boy, that 'Darth Vader' really has The Force behind it. That plant is beefy!

    Bookmark   May 17, 2010 at 6:53PM
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chrisn82

Correction on the show winner. I wasnt thinking and put it as a Neotanthus. Its an Orthotanthus. Blazing Bonsai is a Nat Deleon hybrid of Crypt. microglazioui and Orth. navioides. Unlike other navioides bigens, its pups branch outwards like Crypt. microglazioui.

Im glad everyone enjoyed the pics. I sure enjoyed the show. Im beat!

C

    Bookmark   May 17, 2010 at 7:14PM
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turtlewalker(9)

Chris are all the dyckia's your plant?
Great lookling plant.

    Bookmark   May 21, 2010 at 9:19AM
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LisaCLV(HI)

That Bill. Hallelujah x brasiliensis really jumped out at me too. The odds of having something like that bloom at just the right time for a show are pretty low, so I'll bet the owner was stoked!

    Bookmark   May 21, 2010 at 2:03PM
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chrisn82

Yes I am Lisa! :)

Len, many of the Dyckia are mine. I entered ten of them.

    Bookmark   May 21, 2010 at 3:19PM
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vriesea

Must say i am impressed with the Bill Halleluja x Brasilliensis , specially that it kept such a good flower spike as well , gets my vote !
Jack

    Bookmark   May 21, 2010 at 4:22PM
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sdandy

Hey Chris, congratulations! I see a couple of those winners are your plants, but how many? 3? 4 trophies? Great looking plants. I'm not seeing the names on the hover/scroll over...what is the name on that hohenbergia? Nice spines on it. Thanks for the show.
-andy

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 12:49AM
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chrisn82

Hey Andy,

The 4th is Darth Vader. I was surprised how well I did. Gonna be a better next yr!

That Hohen is unIDed from Brazil from Guy. Ive got one too but the one he sent me wasnt as nice.

C

    Bookmark   May 22, 2010 at 1:46AM
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