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Home > Begonian > Volume 68 (May/June 2001, pages 88 - 89)

ABS' Miami Branch 2001 Show
by Doug Pridgen

The Miami Branch of ABS held its annual show at Fairchild Tropical Garden on February 17 and 18. The show was the largest and best in recent history with 206 entries from 18 participants.

This included a new division for exhibitors under 18 years of age with 9 entries from 3 exhibitors which was won by Armando Nodal, Jr. [see cover photo] with B. 'Paul's Pride'.

The Novice Division was won by Mike Twyford with B. 'Cowardly Lion'. A beautiful drawing by Debbie Lamb won the Arts & Crafts Division, and Lee Sinoff won the Photography Division. Novel Grown was won by Dale Sena for 0043 grown in a clear globe container. Tim Anderson's B. 'Deja Thorus' won the Commercial Division and his landscaped rock presentation won the Dish Garden Division. Best of Show was a B. luxurians grown by Joyce Pridgen.

B. 'Miniperba'





B. 'Eldorado'

In the photo above we see B. 'Eldorado' (by Doresy, FL, no date) entered in the Cane-like Division by Charles Sibley. 

B. 'Cowardly Lion'

Above we see the winner of the New Introduction Division
2001, B. 'Miniperba 'entered by Doug Pridgen. 
All photos are by Doug.

Above is B. 'Cowardly Lion' 
(B. carriae X 'Bokit', Mounger, 1989) 
winner of the Novice Division at the 
Mimami 2001 Show for Mike Twyford

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