What’s Flowering in November

The November 2021 member’s virtual voting competition saw 25 entries. Twelve entries in the flowering section and thirteen in the foliage section. Here are the entries under their submitted sections.  Here is a sample of members begonias from this event.

You can view all entries on the November page under Previous Events.

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November Virtual Voting Competition

The winner for the foliage section of the November Virtual Voting Competition is:

Begonia Dark Whisper [Grower: K Jenvey]

B 'Dark Whisper' (foliage)

B ‘Dark Whisper’ (foliage) [Grower: K Jenvey]

Unfortunately, in the flowering competition there were insufficient number of votes to decide a clear winner. Better luck next month!

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What’s growing and flowering in September

The Melbourne Begonia Society ran its September virtual voting competition for its members. There were 21 entries. Seven entries were received in the foliage section and fourteen in the flowering section. Here are some of the begonias entered in this competition.

For the full listing see our September 2021 Virtual Voting Competition page on our Previous Events area.

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September Winners

The Melbourne Begonia Society ran its September virtual voting competition for its members. There were 21 entries. Seven entries were received in the foliage section and fourteen in the flowering section.

The winners are:

Flowering section: B venosa [Grower: P Brady]
Foliage section: B ‘Silver Cloud’ [Grower: K Jenvey]

Congratulations!

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What’s Growing in August

The Melbourne Begonia Society ran its August virtual voting competition for its members. There were 21 entries. Twelve entries were received in the foliage section and nine in the flowering section.

Here is a sample of what members voted for in the August competition. For a full listing of all entries see our August Virtual Voting competition page on our Previous events section on this website.

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Our August Winners

The Melbourne Begonia Society ran its August virtual voting competition for its members. There were 21 entries. Twelve entries were received in the foliage section and nine in the flowering section. Members winners in the two sections are:

Foliage Section: B Autumn Glow [Grower: P Moyle]

Flowering Section: B scharfii [Grower: K Jenvey]

Well done!

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Our Aims

Aims of the Melbourne Begonia Society (MBS)

Our Society aims to:

  • Stimulate and promote interest in begonias.
  • Encourage the introduction and development of new types of these plants.
  • Gather and publish information in regard to kinds, propagation and culture of begonias.
  • Issue a bulletin which will be distributed to all members of the Society.
  • Bring into friendly contact all who enjoy and grow begonias.
  • Support the preservation of begonia species through growing of seed.

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B 'Little Brother Montgomery' (flower)
B ‘Little Brother Montgomery’ (flower) [Grower: K Jenvey]

What’s growing in April

Melbourne Begonia Society members submitted 19 entries in the Members monthly virtual voting competition. Here are some of the entries.

To view all entries, go to our April 2021 Virtual Voting Competition under our Previous Events banner.

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April Virtual Vote Winners

This month there were two winners in the Foliage section and one in the Flowering section of the Members April Virtual Voting competition.

The winner in the flowering section was J Randle for B. gracilis (Hollyhock) and in the foliage section – B. Beni Toshiba (Jointed rh) grown by P Moyle and B. Rex grown by N Ratnayake.

Well done everyone!

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What’s growing in March

In the Members March flowering competition, we had 23 entries. 14 in the Flowering and 9 entries in the foliage categories. The winners were B Madeline (Flowers) and B Frank Clark (foliage) competition.

For full details, visit our what’s growing in March page (entries to March Members Virtual Voting Competition).

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