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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: Carly Boler, Largo, FL | Aristotle Castro, Washington , DC | Kevin Goncalo, Sarasota, FL | Jimba Rabgyal, Thimphu, Western, Bhutan | Glen Golby, forster, NSW, Australia | Connie L. Beadles, Grand Saline, TX | Anita Bracalente, Bloomington, Indiana | Maslichah Mafruchati, Surabaya, Jalan Nginden Semolo number 14, Indonesia | Dylan Ferreira, Auckland, Windsor Park, New Zealand |

   Recent Sale/Trade Plants:

Ctt. Belairensis $30.00 listed by John Weland (USA) Local Only

Ctna. Beverly Blush 'Kalapana' $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:

Phal. Younghome Little Vermilion plant grown by Angie Carn in Daphne, AL.

Featured Articles

Suddenly the Penny Dropped

Author is Andy Easton, posted 1 day ago I have always been fascinated by Vuylstekeara Cambria. It was the first Odont that I ever got from Keith Andrew, the original mother plant no less and I registered my first hybrid from it in 1984, ... Read More

Have Local Orchids to Sell or Trade?

Author is Sys Admin, posted about 1 month 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 about 1 month 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

*** COVID-19 *** (IOF) and OrchidWiz Partnership Announcement

Author is Alex Maximiano, posted about 1 month ago The non-profit International Orchid Foundation (IOF) and OrchidWiz are partnering to help orchid nurseries during the health crisis.  We are happy to announce that all OrchidWiz current customers w... Read More

Newest Articles

Hybridizing Notes: Oda. Tiffany × Oda. Joe’s Drum

Author is Andy Easton, posted about 3 hours ago Not new but none better..... here we see two older Tim Brydon seedlings of the hybrid of Oda. Tiffany X Oda. Joe's Drum. Tim played a seminal role in sourcing fine breeding Odonts in England and br... Read More

Hybridizing Notes: Odm. Extraria × Oda. George McMahon

Author is Andy Easton, posted about 3 hours ago Registered in 1920, Odm. Extraria (Odm. crispum × Odm. laeve) went nowhere. But a David Stead remake at Mansell & Hatcher introduced us to the alba strain of Odm. Extraria and it is a handsome ... Read More

Hybridizing Notes: Oda. Joe's Drum

Author is Andy Easton, posted about 3 hours ago Considered one of the finest patterned Odontiodas ever created, by David Stead at Mansell & Hatcher, Oda. Joe's Drum was first brought to the US by Tim Brydon. Tim, a foundation officer of ... Read More

Hybridizing Notes: Odcdm. Tribbles ‘Pacific Pearl’ × Oda. (Shine Gate × Wearside Pattern)

Author is Andy Easton, posted about 3 hours ago This is the classic style flower from Odcdm. Tribbles' hybrids, usually on tall, branched stems and nearly always with the typically triangular Onc. trilobum lip. This is a triploid hybrid as 'Paci... 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. Mary Lane commented on member plant Oncsa. Sweet Sugar var. Lemon Drop by Mary Lane
  2. Robert H. Findlay commented on member plant Phrag. Sergeant Eric by Robert H. Findlay
  3. Kim Kelley commented on member plant Mex. ghiesbrechtiana by Kim Kelley
  4. Lauren Hutchison commented on article "Orchids and Freaky Weather" by Anu Dharmani
  5. Robert H. Findlay commented on member plant Mps. Hajime Ono '#5' by Robert H. Findlay
  6. Robert Ferguson commented on member plant Bc. Groganiae 'Hutchinson' by Jeanne M Uzar
  7. Sharie Heckaman commented on member plant C. labiata var. Rubra by Marli Guarino
  8. Sharie Heckaman commented on member plant Suara. Rick Beverly 'Valentine's Gift' by George Su
  9. George Su commented on topic "New Intergeneric Orchids" by George Su
  10. Marli Guarino commented on member plant Monnierara Millenium Magic var. Witchcraft by Marli Guarino
  11. Tien Pham commented on topic "Cymbidiums not blooming" by Jackie Hartter
  12. Marli Guarino commented on member plant C. Stradivarius 'Eclipse' by Carlos Bermudez
  13. Carmen Betancourt commented on member plant Den. Adora Nishii by Terry Moore
  14. John Weland commented on member plant Mcp. Tibiana by Blanca Acosta

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 16​1 plants.
  4. Ma​ry Lane of Naples, Florida with 14​8 plants.
  5. St​efan Neher of Arlington, Virginia with 14​7 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 100 plants.
  9. Ch​ase Hubbard of Asheville, NC with 86 plants.
  10. Jud​y Wagner of Vero Beach, Florida with 82 plants.
  11. Ad​rienne Alexander of Cape Elizabeth, ME with 65 plants.
  12. Te​rry Moore of Champaign, IL with 64 plants.
  13. Al​eksander Simic of Skofja Loka, Slovenia, Slovenia with 60 plants.
  14. Ro​berto Lizama of Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala with 58 plants.
  15. Al​essandra Longoni of Milano, Lombardia, Italy with 58 plants.
  16. Wil​liam Gorski of Marco Island, Florida with 58 plants.
  17. Ge​orge Dimos of Vermont south 3133, Victoria, Australia with 57 plants.
  18. Xav​ier Hung of Davis, CA with 54 plants.
  19. Ni​cholas Goode of Brooklyn, NY with 54 plants.
  20. Sh​arie Heckaman of Nappanee, IN with 53 plants.