Announcements

  1. Hawaiian Hilo Orchid Judging is Back in Business on the Big Island!

Upcoming Global Events

19th European Orchid Council Conference and Exhibition, Denmark

Starting Thursday, May 6, 2021 (lasts 4 days) Event by Danish Orchid Society / Dansk Orchide Klub Read More


Welcome new members: Christine Bailes, Byhalia, Mississippi | Leon van Eck, Minneapolis, MN | lisa Dewyngaert, Palmer, Ak | Abbey W., Winnipeg, Canada | Mike Warfield, San Jose, California | Russell Gerry, Ponte Vedra, Florida | Dean Fette, Kermit, Tx | Joyce LaSorella, portland, Oregon | Charli Taylor, Santa Barbara, CA |

   Recent Sale/Trade Plants:


Ctsm. Donna Wise $15.00 listed by John Small (USA) Local Only

C. harrisoniae 'Valley Isle' peloric $30.00 listed by John Small (USA) Local Only
You can List a Plant for Sale or Trade. It's a free service to our members.

   Member-Added Plants:

Slc. Dream Weaver 'Pam' plant grown by Melvin Waki in Aiea, Hawaii.

Featured Articles

Odontoglossum luteopurpureum, alias Odontoglossum sceptrum

Author is Stig Dalström, posted about 1 month ago Odontoglossum luteopurpureum Lindl., is really a widely distributed and variable complex, or “superspecies”, that due to geographic isolation in some areas have developed a degree of sub-speciation... Read More

Hawaiian Hilo Orchid Judging is Back in Business on the Big Island!

Author is Glenn Barfield, posted about 1 month ago Over the weekend, the Hilo Judging Center awarded the following orchids: 20203719 Bulb. echinolabium 'Well Hung' AM-AOS 81 pt Submitted by Jungle Mist 20203720 Paph. Petula's Fla... Read More

Have Local Orchids to Sell or Trade?

Author is Sys Admin, posted 2 months ago Recently the Denver Orchid Society (DOS) had to cancel its March show due to Covid-19.  Like other societies, the DOS was stuck with many orchid plants for sale which it is now trying to sell to lo... Read More

Water: The Most Important Nutrient

Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 2 months ago We take water for granted.  It falls out of the sky.  It flows from the faucet.  Oahu city water is considered good for growing Orchids.   We use it without thought or concern. If you study orch... Read More

Newest Articles

Odontoglossum deburghgraeveanum – A Natural Hybrid?

Author is Stig Dalström, posted about 1 month ago In response to the musings by Andy Easton that Odontoglossum deburghgraeveanum is a natural hybrid between Odm. harryanum and Odm. wyattianum, I just want to add some comments based on observations... Read More

"Ain't Nature strange........”!

Author is Andy Easton, posted about 1 month ago We made the crossing of Vuyls. Cambria ‘Plush’ (2n) × Oda. Charlesworthii 4n some years ago now. So long ago that already the clones of our selection, a really bright, true red, have already been c... Read More

Oda. Zephyr & Oda. Meteor

Author is Andy Easton, posted about 1 month ago Two interesting old-timers here. Oda. Zephyr dates back to Thwaites' registration in 1911. This second generation Odont carries 3' inflorescences and at least 30 blooms. The hybrid was Cda. noezlia... Read More

Oda. Colwell

Author is Andy Easton, posted about 1 month ago Well Oda. Colwell is not much to look at...... but it has produced several outstanding red breeding lines of today. Guided by Alan Moon, Eric Young picked up this plant from Charlesworth's and prod... Read More

New Topics

  1. Kate McMillan started topic Horticultural Charcoal vs Activated Charcoal in category General Discussion
  2. Susan smith asked question Vanda Samsri Gory in category General Discussion
  3. Edward Zapata asked question Sale and trade in category General Discussion
  4. Jackie Hartter asked question Cymbidiums not blooming in category General Discussion
  5. Robert Ferguson asked question Neomorrea in category General Discussion

New Comments

  1. Gustavo Sánchez commented on orchid Lc. Blue Rose
  2. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Aerdv. Somsri Sunlight by Mary Lane
  3. Tanya Lam commented on member plant Cym. finlaysonianum by Tanya Lam
  4. Alex Maximiano commented on member plant Lc. Dinard 'Blue Heaven' by Melvin Waki
  5. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Rth. Yellow Bouquet 'Pam' by Melvin Waki
  6. Carol Holdren commented on member plant V. falcata var. Hisui by Tanya Lam
  7. David Nickerson commented on member plant Habenaria Tanager by David Nickerson
  8. David Nickerson commented on member plant Ctsm. Edgardo A. Pauneto 'Dark Stripes' by David Nickerson
  9. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Phal. violacea var. indigo 'Royal Blue' by Vickie Seibert
  10. Robert H. Findlay commented on member plant E. cordigera by Angie Carn
  11. Vickie Seibert commented on member plant C. NEW HYBRID var. Coerulea 'SVO' by Vickie Seibert
  12. Robert H. Findlay commented on member plant Mps. Pierre Langeron '# 2' by Robert H. Findlay
  13. Carol Holdren commented on article "Hawaiian Hilo Orchid Judging is Back in Business on the Big Island!" by Glenn Barfield
  14. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Phal. Yin's Black Eagle var. Green by Terry Moore

Members with Most Plants (Public)

  1. Je​anne M Uzar of Citrus Heights, California with 80​7 plants.
  2. Bar​ry Zimmerman of Milpitas, California with 258 plants.
  3. Ro​ssy Sy of Auckland, 0630, New Zealand with 20​8 plants.
  4. Ma​ry Lane of Naples, Florida with 16​0 plants.
  5. St​efan Neher of Arlington, Virginia with 15​3 plants.
  6. Da​vid Anderson of Saint Louis, Missouri with 11​2 plants.
  7. Tom Kuligowski of Pompano Beach, Florida with 106 plants.
  8. Phi​llip Ting of San Jose, CA with 104 plants.
  9. Ch​ase Hubbard of Asheville, NC with 85 plants.
  10. Jud​y Wagner of Vero Beach, Florida with 82 plants.
  11. Ma​rk Bennett of Emerald, Victoria, Australia with 79 plants.
  12. Te​rry Moore of Champaign, IL with 79 plants.
  13. Ad​rienne Alexander of Cape Elizabeth, ME with 65 plants.
  14. Wil​liam Gorski of Marco Island, Florida with 61 plants.
  15. Al​eksander Simic of Skofja Loka, Slovenia, Slovenia with 61 plants.
  16. Be​n MG of Portland, Oregon with 60 plants.
  17. Ro​berto Lizama of Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala with 58 plants.
  18. Al​essandra Longoni of Milano, Lombardia, Italy with 58 plants.
  19. Ge​orge Dimos of Vermont south 3133, Victoria, Australia with 57 plants.
  20. Ro​bert H. Findlay of Brewster, MA with 55 plants.