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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Fabulous February Foliage and Flowers

There were 34 entries in the February 2021 members virtual voting competition. Members entered their plants in either of the foliage or flowering plant categories. There were 18 entries in the flowering and 16 in the foliage competitions.

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What’s flowering now | January 2021

The following are some examples of entries in the January 2021 members virtual voting competition. Members entered their plants in the foliage or flowering plant categories. View all entries at our Previous Events – January Competition page.

Flowering

Foliage

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January 2021 Members Virtual Vote Winners

The January 2021 Begonia Virtual Vote is the first competition of 2021, where members of the Melbourne Begonia Society have an opportunity to vote for the begonia they like best. This month, members were asked to vote for plants in two different categories: Foliage and Flowering.

Foliage: The Fuzz – Jill Canton, Unidentified Foliage – Kaye Jenvey, and Gryphon – Judith Carpenter

Flowers:
Amphioxus – Daniel Minton and Sutherlandii – Janet Wood
Well done everyone!

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What’s Growing in November

The seventh Melbourne Begonia Society virtual voting competition was held in November, 2020. The result was posted in the Growing Connections newsletter and posted on this website. Here are some examples:

Begonia Virtual Vote | November Winners

The November 2020 Begonia Virtual Vote is the seventh competition where members of the Melbourne Begonia Society have an opportunity to vote for the begonia they like best. This month, members were asked to vote for plants in two different categories: Foliage and Flowering.

The winning plants for the Foliage category went to Jill Canton for B. Wild Mandarin and in the Flowering category  there was a three-way tie between B Semperflorens ‘Pink’ (Kaye Jenvey), B John Tonkin (Janeen Randle) and once again Jill Canton with B Unknown (Possibly Torch variety).

What’s Growing in October

The sixth Melbourne Begonia Society virtual voting competition was held in October, 2020. The result was posted in the Growing Connections newsletter and posted on this website. Here are some examples:

Begonia Virtual Vote | October Winners

The October 2020 Begonia Virtual Vote is the sixth competition where members of the Melbourne Begonia Society have an opportunity to vote for the begonia they like best. This month, members were asked to vote for plants in two different categories: Foliage and Flowering.

The winning plants for the foliage and flowering categories went to Lynne Johnston for B. Cathedral which tied with B. Cleopatra (Kaye Jenvey) (Flowers) category and for the foliage category the winner was Janeen Randle with B. Grey Ghost.