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: Shahn Washington, Homewood, Alabama | Jan Barrett, Blaxland, NSW, Australia | Eric stoiber, Bellevue, nebraska | Cheryl sultzer, Abita springs, La | Ann Lewis, Las Cruces, NM | Jerrel Fontenot, New Orleans, LA | Richard Craig, Long Beach, CA | Andrew Hsu, Granger, Indiana | Richard Parulan, Hacienda Heights , CA |

   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:

Wrna. Tango Fire plant grown by Mary Lane in Naples, Florida.

Featured Articles

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

Author is Glenn Barfield, posted about 4 hours 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

Suddenly the Penny Dropped

Author is Andy Easton, posted 3 days 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

Newest Articles

Odontoglossum deburghgraeveanum – A Natural Hybrid?

Author is Stig Dalström, posted 1 day 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 1 day 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 1 day 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

Posted by Alex Maximiano 1 day 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. Alex Maximiano 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 15​2 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.