Slideshow: Outwood Begonia Show

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These are just some of the beautiful begonias that have been on show in Outwood.

The National Begonia Society’s Yorkshire and Humber Area Show took place at Outwood Memorial Hall on July 27.

Len Gill with some of his begonias

Len Gill with some of his begonias

Show secretary Jeff Rhodes said: “It was another really successful show, even though entries were slightly down on last year because of the recent heatwave. Exhibitors travelled from all over the north of England to enter.”

Results:

Six Cut Blooms of Tuberous Double Begonias: 1 Colin Cochrane, 2 Derek Telford, 3 Malcolm Ellis. Three Cut Blooms of Tuberous Double Begonias: 1 Cedric Ball, 2 Malcolm Ellis, 3 Len Gill. One Cut Bloom of Tuberous Double Begonia: 1 Malcolm Ellis, 2 Cedric Ball, 3 Cedric Ball. Three Pots of Tuberous Double Begonias: 1 Len Gill, 2 David Wainwright, 3 Len Gill. Three Pots of Tuberous Double Begonias (Restricted): 1 Malcolm Ellis, 2 Len Gill.

One Pot of Tuberous Double Begonia (Restricted): 1 Malcolm Ellis, 2 Malcolm Ellis, 3 Len Gill. One Pot of Tuberous Double Begonia: 1 Christine Yeardley, 2 David Wainwright, 3 Len Gill. One Pot and 1 Cut Bloom of Tuberous Double Begonia. Same variety: 1 Malcolm Ellis. One hanging container of Begonias: 1 Cedric Ball, 2 Cedric Ball, 3 David Wainwright. Three Pots of Begonias other than tuberous Double: 1 Vince Potts, 2 Len Gill, 3 Len Gill.

One Pot of Begonia other than tuberous double: 1 Vince Potts, 2 Jeff Rhodes, 3 Len Gill. Group of Begonias: 1 Jeff Rhodes, 2 Christine Yeardley, 3 Vince Potts. One Cut Bloom of Tuberous Double Begonia (Intermediate): 1 Colin Cochrane. One Pot of Begonia other than tuberous double (Novice class): 1 Michael Wilson.

Awards:

Best Cut Bloom: Malcolm Ellis

Best Pot of Begonia: Malcolm Ellis

The Colin Whewell Trophy: Len Gill

The Jeff Rhodes Trophy: Vince Potts

The Joe Mallon Trophy: Colin Cochrane

The Taylor Batty Trophy: Cedric Ball