The Great North Carnation Society

Affiliated to the BNCS

Growing Pinks, Border Carnations and Perpetual Flowering Carnations

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Perpetual Championship Show 2016

6th August Dobbies Birtley



Seven entries in the Championship Class making 84 Blooms in total and the winner Bill Bonas who is being presented below with his awards from our Chair Fay Seagrave.


The winning vase below being a vase of twelve Schubert

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With Pinks and Border Carnations also being shown it took some time for the BNCS Historian Syd Wilson to meticulously record every exhibit.

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Above Just some of the many superb winning vases of Perpetuals

Above just some of the many excellent winning Blooms of Border Carnations.

Below a few of the many vases of Pinks.

That’s it for this year regarding our shows but we will soon start with next year in mind, cuttings just being one item and of course our Plant List which we hope to have available in the Autumn.


If you would like to grow some of these beautiful flowers then please contact us, it’s a lot easier than you might think and remember no heat is required to over winter them.


We would also like to take this time to thank all of Dobbies both at Birtley and Ponteland for all of their kind help and assistance in making our shows such a success.