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April Monthly Meeting

April 19 at 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm

Plant of the month: The ‘Pricklies’ – Dyckia, Orthophytum & Puya

Date: Thursday 19 April
Location: Merthyr Road Uniting Church. 52 Merthyr Road, New Farm QLD 4005.
Parking: Street parking
Time: 6:45 pm plant sale begins. 7:00 pm meeting begins.
Cost: Free, visitors most welcome!


Time Activity
6:45 pm Members and visitors sign in
Plant sales open
7:00 pm Information session: Peter Tristram
7:15 pm President’s update and general business
7:45 pm Plant of the month speaker: Peter Tristram on Breeding Neoregelias
8:30 pm Supper
8:45 pm Plant sales close
Competition results and commentary

Commentary:  John Olsen

Class 1 – Bromelioideae not listed elsewhere in Schedule, species & Hybrids
(Acanthostachys, Ananas, Androlepis, Araeococcus, Bromelia, Canistropsis, Canistrum,
Edmundoa, Fascicularia, Hohenbergia, Hohenbergiopsis, Neoglaziovia, Nidularium,
Ochagavia, Orthophytum, Portea, Quesnelia, Ursulaea, Wittrockia)
Class 2 – Guzmania species and hybrids
Class 3 – Pitcairnia species and hybrids
Class 4 – any other flowering bromeliad species and hybrids

9:15 pm Lucky door prize and Raffles drawn
9:30 pm Close of meeting



April 19
6:45 pm - 9:30 pm


Merthyr Road Uniting Church Hall
52 Merthyr Road
New Farm, QLD 4005 Australia
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