Upcoming Events Worldwide

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  1. Saturday, April 3 (lasts 2 days) - Flamingo Gardens Orchid Society Show, Davie, FL (​2 members going)
  2. Saturday, April 17 - OAEG Annual Speakers’ Day, St. Croix, St. Croix ​(1 member going)

Upcoming Global Events

World Orchid Conference, Taiwan

Starting Saturday, April 24, 2021 (lasts 10 days) Event by The World Orchid Conference Trust Read More

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: Hanan Hathout, Shebin El Kom, Egypt | Eileen Chen, Gainesville, FL | Carrell Ebert, Taos, New Mexico | Krishna Kele, Beed, Maharashtra, India | Chris to, Miami, Florida | Dave Furumizo, Aiea, HI | Michael Smith, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom | Elliot Mitchnick, Herndon, VA | Rhouge Stellar, Seoul, South Korea |

   Recent Sale/Trade Plants:


C. Silver Hill $25.00 listed by Sandi Block-Brezner Davie (Ft. Lauderdale), USA Local Only

C. trianae var. 'Sangretoro' x 'Martinelli' $40.00 listed by Sandi Block-Brezner Davie (Ft. Lauderdale), USA Local Only
You can List a Plant for Sale or Trade. It's a free service to our members.

   Member-Added Plants:

Alcra. Tropic Lily 'Hilo Spaceship,' plant grown by John Small in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Featured Articles

Beginners Start Here

Author is Ken Slump, posted 29 days ago A 12-Step Plan for Becoming a Successful Orchid Grower IF YOU ARE NEW TO THE ORCHID hobby and perhaps feel you are not enjoying the success with your plants that you had hoped for, read throug... Read More

Flower Boosters

Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 2 months ago Flower Boosters  Florida 2018 by Roy Tokunaga   Email:  [email protected]   Definition:  Anything that will empower my Orchid to spike more reliably with maximum flowers.   It can be cultu... Read More

Have Local Orchids to Sell or Trade?

Author is Sys Admin, posted 8 months ago Do you have divisions of plants you would like to sell or trade but do not have the resources to ship?  With the ORCHIDS.ORG "local pickup only" option, you can post plants for sale or trade but sp... Read More

Water: The Most Important Nutrient

Author is Roy Tokunaga, posted 8 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

Across the Centuries (Part 2)

Author is Ken Slump, posted 29 days ago After Rising in Popularity in Great Britain, Orchid Passion Arrives in the United States AS NOTED IN PART ONE OF THIS article in the November 2007 issue of Orchids (pages 820–823), a few orchi... Read More

Across the Centuries (Part 1)

Author is Ken Slump, posted 29 days ago The Story of Orchids Parallels Much of the General History of Recent Times PERHAPS FEW OF THOSE WHO pause to admire a flowering orchid in the produce section of their favorite supermarket or i... Read More

A Special Lady

Author is Ken Slump, posted 29 days ago The Influence of a Raffle-Table Orchid Plant IN THE ORCHID WORLD, THERE are as many fascinating people as there are orchids, and this is a brief story about one of each. Mickey Carmichael, ... Read More

Tools of the Trade

Author is Ken Slump, posted 29 days ago Gearing Up with Two Gadgets to Grow Better Orchids THERE SEEM TO BE FEW HORTICULTURAL pursuits that have more available paraphernalia than orchid growing. The need or practicality of much of t... Read More

New Topics

  1. William Gorski asked question Dendrobium Identification in category General Discussion
  2. Darrin Duling asked question Stenocoryne x Bifrenaria = Grex name? in category General Discussion
  3. Charles Vella started topic Orchid list Cold/Warm in category General Discussion
  4. Jan E Teitsworth asked question Can anyone identify this orchid? in category Oncidium Alliance
  5. Marianna Hynson asked question Need Help Identifying this Orchid in category General Discussion

New Comments

  1. Charles Vella commented on topic "Orchid list Cold/Warm" by Charles Vella
  2. Sandi Block-Brezner commented on topic "Brassocattleya hybrid?" by Sandi Block-Brezner
  3. Robert H. Findlay commented on topic "looking for info about an unregistered cattleya" by bob lewis
  4. james Hu commented on orchid Den. vannouhuysii
  5. Chase Hubbard commented on member plant Hknsa. Sogo Doll by Tom Kuligowski
  6. Colin Campbell commented on topic "Can anyone identify this orchid?" by Jan E Teitsworth
  7. Sharie Heckaman commented on member plant NEW HYBRID (Lc. Cornelia 'Floralia' x Lc. Moonlight Dream 'SVO Moonlight Kiss' AM/AOS) var. Compact by Vickie Seibert
  8. Carol Holdren commented on member plant Lc. Memory of PienPien Wei by Robert Rand
  9. Robert Rand commented on member plant Bc. Yellow Bird by John Small
  10. Sharie Heckaman commented on member plant Btcm. Hwuluduen Chameleon by Diana Sammy
  11. Sharie Heckaman commented on member plant (C. Leoloddiglossa var. coerulea 'SVO Baby Blue' x C.Interglossa aquinii var. coerulea 'SVO') 'SVO' by Joshua J Peterson
  12. Sandi Block-Brezner commented on topic "Need Help Identifying this Orchid" by Marianna Hynson
  13. Sandi Block-Brezner commented on member plant Bsn. Maikai var. Louise by Sandi Block-Brezner
  14. Vickie Seibert commented on member plant Phal. Ember 'Carmela' by Vickie Seibert

Members with Most Plants (Public)

  1. Je​anne M Uzar of Citrus Heights, California with 80​7 plants.
  2. Ro​ssy Sy of Auckland, 0630, New Zealand with 34​9 plants.
  3. Bar​ry Zimmerman of Milpitas, California with 258 plants.
  4. G. K. of Mount Vernon, NY with 21​1 plants.
  5. St​efan Neher of Arlington, Virginia with 17​7 plants.
  6. Ma​ry Lane of Naples, Florida with 16​4 plants.
  7. Phi​llip Ting of San Jose, CA with 115 plants.
  8. Da​vid Anderson of Saint Louis, Missouri with 11​2 plants.
  9. Fr​ances LaVigne of Naples, FL with 10​8 plants.
  10. Tom Kuligowski of Pompano Beach, Florida with 106 plants.
  11. Ja​mes Padgett of Kingsport, TN with 10​4 plants.
  12. Ma​rk Bennett of Emerald, Victoria, Australia with 90 plants.
  13. Ch​ase Hubbard of Asheville, NC with 85 plants.
  14. Tan​ya Lam of San Jose, California with 85 plants.
  15. Jud​y Wagner of Vero Beach, Florida with 82 plants.
  16. Te​rry Moore of Champaign, IL with 81 plants.
  17. Ro​bert H. Findlay of Brewster, MA with 79 plants.
  18. Vi​ckie Seibert of Lancaster, Pennsylvania with 78 plants.
  19. Wil​liam Gorski of Marco Island, Florida with 76 plants.
  20. Al​eksander Simic of Skofja Loka, Slovenia, Slovenia with 65 plants.