Fred will talk about Catasetums, from the Tribe Cymbidieae. This talk will feature some excellent species and hybrids of Catasetum. Learn about the fascinating sexually dimorphic flowers flower with a complete plant culture section.
These plants have a brief deciduous period in winter, when the plants need a definite dry rest period bordering on neglect. These robust orchids are native to lowland tropical forests in Central and South America and are usually grown in warm or intermediate conditions.
Fred Clarke has been growing orchids for 42 years and has been hybridizing for 38 of those years. With over 34 years as a professional grower and manager in the horticultural industry.
Fred talks to our club every year or two and always brings fabulous catasetums, cattleyas and Australian dendrobiums. You can get a 10% discount on preorders from his website, the deadline for ordering is September 29th.
Plants will be available on the sales and raffle tables. Friends and guests are always welcome!
Tuesday, October 4, 6:30 til 9 pm
Memorial Lutheran Church
3375 US 1 South, St. Aug 32086